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among the ruins

Whenever I am in the midst of antiquity (and considering where I live, that's all the time!), I can't help but think of all the thousands who have stood (or sat) in the same spot over the centuries. It's mind-boggling, awe-inspiring, and puts my life in perspective.

 

As I said in a previous posting, the ancient city of Bosra in Syria is still a living city (although a few layers higher in some spots!). I'm sure this kid lived right around the corner from these columns....

 

Bosra, Syria

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Taken on March 28, 2010