District Governor confronts challenges of remote life with generosity, creativity
Photo Credit: Sgt. Ben Watson
A shopkeeper at the bazaar in remote Kandahar province's Maruf district, pictured here Jan. 26, 2011, reopened his shop last year after years of inactivity. Reopening the bazaar provides a significant boost to the local economy, as most citizens here had been forced to travel at least four hours by automobile to purchase or trade goods.
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