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POV

The Light in Her Eyes: Riham

  • Aired: 07/19/2012
  • 07:21
  • Rating: NR
Riham, a young girl in Syria, dreams of furthering her education and becoming a pediatrician. She hopes that even after marriage, she can continue her studies and reach her goals. However, her family wishes her education to end with high school so that she can marry young and become a good wife as theirs customs dictate.
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A young girl in Syria is caught between educational goals and marriage customs.
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