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If He Laughs, Always Laugh With Him

"We were like the jesters in his palace," remembers Zainab Salbi, the daughter of Saddam Hussein's private pilot. To her upper middle-class socialite family Saddam Hussein became a looming and terrifying presence that changed their lives forever.


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