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Newly-wed Syrian couple Nada Merhi, 18, and Hassan Youssef, 27, pose for their wedding pictures amid heavily damaged buildings in the war ravaged city of Homs. A Syrian photographer uses the destruction of Homs as a backdrop to show that life is stronger than death.

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Newly-wed Syrian couple Nada Merhi,18, and Hassan Youssef,27, pose for a wedding picture in the city of Homs, Syria.

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A Syrian photographer thought of using the destruction of Homs to take pictures of newly wed couples to show that life is stronger than death.

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Nada Merhi,18, and Hassan Youssef,27, pose for a wedding picture amid heavily damaged buildings in the war ravaged city of Homs.

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Syrian couple Nada Merhi,18, and Hassan Youssef,27, pose for wedding photography.

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Syrian couple Nada Merhi,18, and Hassan Youssef,27, pose for a wedding picture.

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Newly-wed Syrian couple Nada Merhi,18, and Hassan Youssef,27, pose for a wedding picture amid heavily damaged buildings in the war ravaged city of Homs on February 5, 2016. A Syrian photographer thought of using the destruction of Homs to take pictures of newly wed couples to show that life is stronger than death.

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Newly-wed Syrian couple Nada Merhi,18, and Hassan Youssef,27, receive instructions from their wedding photographer as they have their pictures taken.

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Syrian couple Nada Merhi,18, and Hassan Youssef,27, receive instructions from their wedding photographer.

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Newly-wed Syrian couple Nada Merhi,18, and Hassan Youssef,27, receive instructions from their wedding photographer.

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Newly-wed Syrian couple Nada Merhi,18, and Hassan Youssef,27, pose for a wedding picture amid heavily damaged buildings in the war ravaged city of Homs.

Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images

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