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Myriam’s Diary

Girl chronicles Aleppo terror in ‘Myriam’s Diary’

PARIS: Her childhood shattered by "grown-up stuff", Myriam Rawick was only eight years old when she began recording her terrifying experiences during the siege of Aleppo, Syria's second city. "I woke up one morning to the sound of things breaking, people shouting 'Allahu Akbar' ('God is greatest' in Arabic)," Myriam wrote. "I was so afraid I wanted to throw up. I hugged my doll tight, saying 'Don't be afraid, don't be afraid, I'm here with you'." The gut-wrenching chronicle, translated from Arabic into French and published…