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Quotations From ZLATA FILIPOVIC

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    I keep asking why? What for? Who's to blame? I ask but there's no answer. All I know is that we are living in misery.
    Zlata Filipovic (b. c. 1981), Yugoslavian diarist. As quoted in Newsweek magazine, p. 26 (February 28, 1994). A 13-year-old Sarajevan and the author of Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Sarajevo, Filipovic wrote this on June 18, 1992, about the civil war that was tearing her country apart.
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