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‘A Country Called Syria’ An exhibition at Leatherby Libraries is a reminder of lives, culture and a future at stake in devastated nation

September 22, 2015 by | Arts and Culture

Maria Khani wears cotton archivist gloves as she arranges the folk art figurines, mother-of-pearl inlays and handcrafted dresses that are among the treasures in her traveling exhibition “A Country Called Syria.” “They protect everything from my hands,” Khani says. But one recent afternoon as she worked with the items in Chapman