The Naim family of Brookline has been stranded in Beirut since Thursday, when they tried to get to the airport just before Israel bombed it. From left to right, front row, are: Jeannette Luna Naim, 42, Paola, 11, and Daniel, 7. In the back are: Gabriel, 12, Sami, 17 and Wadih, 48.

Americans line up to leave Beirut

As the bombs fall, many anxiously seek evacuation

By Thanassis Cambanis
Globe Staff / July 18, 2006

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BEIRUT -- Jeannette Luna Naim 's four children say they have learned a lot over the last week while waiting anxiously in a half-furnished apartment to be evacuated from Beirut, and to return home to Brookline. (Full article: 847 words)

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