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Serena Faizi, 25, one of the provincial candidate elections from Kandahar, sits at a public library in Kandahar province, April 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Ahmad Nadeem

Serena Faizi, 25, one of the provincial candidate elections from Kandahar, sits at a public library in Kandahar province, April 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Ahmad Nadeem

Serena Faizi, 25, one of the provincial candidate elections from Kandahar, sits at a public library in Kandahar province, April 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Ahmad Nadeem
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Serena Faizi, 25, one of the provincial candidate elections from Kandahar, sits at a public library in Kandahar province, April 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Ahmad Nadeem

Serena Faizi, 25, one of the provincial candidate elections from Kandahar, sits at a public library in Kandahar province, April 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Ahmad Nadeem

Serena Faizi, 25, one of the provincial candidate elections from Kandahar, sits at a public library in Kandahar province, April 14, 2014. REUTERS/ Ahmad Nadeem
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