Heartbreaking chaos: Libya

LBY130208AA002BENGHAZI — When we got into the car for the 130-mile trip from Labraq airport in the east to the cradle of Libya's 2011 revolution, my Benghazi-born companion plugged in some music.

First, a few pop songs by Céline Dion, and then something more unusual: The Seals of Benghazi, a country song by Mark Tyson, followed by Requiem for Benghazi by Glen Shulfer. Both songs speak about the attack on Sept. 11, 2012, that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens along with three other Americans. Astonished, I asked my friend what these songs meant to him. 

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