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Up From The Ashes, A Public Library In Sri Lanka Welcomes New Readers

August 19th, 2015

Episode 196 of 550 episodes

The Jaffna library once held irreplaceable, ancient manuscripts, lost when it was torched in 1981. Fully restored, the beloved landmark today is filled with readers.

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