There was Mahmoud Abdul Wahab, a 23-year-old nursing student dressed in muddy jeans, bouncing off the walls with excitement.
To actually get out into a muddy field for a change and have some bombs go off certainly beat sitting around a dining room table.
Anything in that muddy in-between is washed from our memory.
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"There was a lot of fighting," says Hassan, who's wearing a muddy light blue jacket and brown sandals.
They brought some of it to us, which we could not drink, it looked so thick and muddy.
All the cabins of the coloured inhabitants had fallen into the muddy waters.
It was towards the end of October, the mornings and evenings were chilly, the roads were muddy, the inns were wretched.
He washed his eye with this muddy liquid, and prayed fervently.
Life was monotonous and a little sickness began to be apparent, many of the cases arising from using the muddy water of the river.