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The Portrait of Saddam Hussein

By Joshua Glenn
Globe Staff / February 8, 2004

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WHEN IRAQI ARTIST Wisam Rady, left, a former editorial cartoonist for the Ba'athist newspaper Al Jumhuriya, learned that Saddam Hussein had finally been captured, he wept with happiness. Then he sat down and painted a portrait of the post-capture Saddam -- complete with unkempt hair, a scruffy beard, and crawling rats -- that has made him famous in postwar Iraq. (Full Article: 166 Words)

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