The Digital Journalist
(Steve Russell/Toronto Star/ZUMA Press)
BEIRUT, LEBANON, July 27, 2006: After a 20-hour boat ride from Beirut, Lebanon, the heat of the ship's passenger cabin, stress, and lack of water catch up with an evacuee who is being taken to hospital as her daughters watch. The evacuation of Canadians from war-torn Beirut to Merzin, Turkey, aboard a very slow ferry, the Guniz, takes nearly a day due to an Israeli blockade.

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