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From Boko Haram’s Birthplace, Instagram Posts Beyond ‘Death and Despair’ — NY Times

By Dionne Searcey

In a part of Nigeria that’s been racked by Boko Haram raids and army counter-attacks, an amateur photographer roams the streets of her hometown, Maiduguri, to take photos of happiness amid the pain. The guards want the kids to leave her alone, so she can go about her amateur …