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April 21, 1990 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Middle East Airways plane that leaves here every Wednesday for Beirut is generally fully booked as West Africa's Lebanese pile in for vacations and family visits in their troubled homeland. The cargo hold is also full, but amid the goods and supplies being flown to Lebanon, there is often a different kind of freight: coffins bearing the bodies of Lebanese whose families are sending them home for the last time--sometimes for the first time. "We don't bury them here," Msgr.
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April 21, 1990 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Middle East Airways plane that leaves here every Wednesday for Beirut is generally fully booked as West Africa's Lebanese pile in for vacations and family visits in their troubled homeland. The cargo hold is also full, but amid the goods and supplies being flown to Lebanon, there is often a different kind of freight: coffins bearing the bodies of Lebanese whose families are sending them home for the last time--sometimes for the first time. "We don't bury them here," Msgr.
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