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Bowling for Kabul: Amid war, Afghan youth play music and sports, hunt for jobs and love
Amid the news of bombings, political rivalries and Afghanistans uncertain future as U.S. troops depart, the daily life of the nations young people is hardly noticed by the outside world. In rural areas, the rhythms of farming and family exist much as they have for generations. But the youth of the capital now enjoy an access to information and freedoms that were unthinkable in the dark days of civil war and Taliban oppression in the 1990s.