Originally published on Sat September 7, 2013 1:01 pm
I was in a grocery store one night this week when a sturdy young man approached with a smile.
"Do you remember me?" he asked. "Bini."
Bini — Erblin Mehmataj — was a bony-shouldered 9-year-old boy with a full, toothy grin who lived in an Albanian Muslim housing complex in Pristina, where we stayed to cover the war in Kosovo in 1999.
Originally published on Wed October 16, 2013 5:07 pm
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