U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Chris Hughes shares some time with an Iraqi girl during an effort to distribute food and water to Iraqi citizens in need near Najaf, Iraq, April 8. The U.S. military is working with international relief organizations to help provide food and medicine for the Iraqi people. (Mate 1st Class Arlo K. Abrahamson/U.S. Navy, Special to Gannett News Service)

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