Correspondent Aparisim Ghosh's unflinching diary of his time in Baghdad opened readers' eyes. Scores found sobering contrast between their lives and those trying to cope in war-torn Iraq

Reading Aparisim Ghosh's brilliantly evocative "Baghdad Diary" [Aug. 28] at the back door of my typically English bungalow on a gently warm late-summer's day was utterly bizarre. From his description of the terrifying descent into Baghdad airport to the final words of his article, I was lost in his powerful rhetoric. Fortunately, we have Ghosh to describe the situation in Baghdad. Otherwise we would have to rely on...

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