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Old Profession at Times of War - MPC Journal - HOS

Old Profession at Times of War

Mohammad Qurabi, a photographer at Humans of Syria, had the chance to talk to a Syrian blacksmith in Ariha, a twon in the north of Syria. Here is his story. Adel Haddad, who goes by the nickname Abu Hassan, is someone in the city who is still working in a very old profession that dates back more than 150 years: Arabic blacksmithing. He inherited this craft from his ancestors and continues the tradition in their name in Ariha. Abu Hassan works more than ten hours a day. You always see him engrossed in his work and indefatigable, earning the livelihood…
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