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'I felt liberated': life after Islamic State

Souad Hamidi (2nd L), 19, poses for a photograph inside her family home, in the outskirts of Manbij, Aleppo province, Syria June 11, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Souad Hamidi (2nd L), 19, poses for a photograph inside her family home, in the outskirts of Manbij, Aleppo province, Syria June 11, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Souad Hamidi (2nd L), 19, poses for a photograph inside her family home, in the outskirts of Manbij, Aleppo province, Syria June 11, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A combination picture shows Souad Hamidi, 19, removing the niqab she said she had been forced to wear since 2014, after U.S.-backed Syria Democratic Forces took control of her village Am Adasa in northern Syria from Islamic State fighters, in the outskirts of Manbij, Aleppo province, Syria June 9, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A combination picture shows Souad Hamidi, 19, removing the niqab she said she had been forced to wear since 2014, after U.S.-backed Syria Democratic Forces took control of her village Am Adasa in northern Syria from Islamic State fighters, in the...more

A combination picture shows Souad Hamidi, 19, removing the niqab she said she had been forced to wear since 2014, after U.S.-backed Syria Democratic Forces took control of her village Am Adasa in northern Syria from Islamic State fighters, in the outskirts of Manbij, Aleppo province, Syria June 9, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Souad Hamidi, 19, removes the niqab she said she had been forced to wear since 2014, after U.S.-backed Syria Democratic Forces took control of her village Am Adasa in northern Syria from Islamic State fighters, in the outskirts of Manbij, Aleppo province, Syria June 9, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Souad Hamidi, 19, removes the niqab she said she had been forced to wear since 2014, after U.S.-backed Syria Democratic Forces took control of her village Am Adasa in northern Syria from Islamic State fighters, in the outskirts of Manbij, Aleppo...more

Souad Hamidi, 19, removes the niqab she said she had been forced to wear since 2014, after U.S.-backed Syria Democratic Forces took control of her village Am Adasa in northern Syria from Islamic State fighters, in the outskirts of Manbij, Aleppo province, Syria June 9, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Souad Hamidi (3rd L), 19, poses for a photograph with other members of her family inside their home, in the outskirts of Manbij, Aleppo province, Syria June 11, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Souad Hamidi (3rd L), 19, poses for a photograph with other members of her family inside their home, in the outskirts of Manbij, Aleppo province, Syria June 11, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Souad Hamidi (3rd L), 19, poses for a photograph with other members of her family inside their home, in the outskirts of Manbij, Aleppo province, Syria June 11, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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