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Afghanistan-unrest-NATO-Bamyan,FEATURE by Lawrence Bartlett This... News PhotoAfghanistan,Bamiyan,Horizontal,Human Interest,Lake,NATO,PhotographyPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPTO GO WITH Afghanistan-unrest-NATO-Bamyan,FEATURE by Lawrence Bartlett This photo taken on October 23, 2012 shows Band-e Amir lake on the outskirts of Bamiyan. In a spectacular valley swept by centuries of Silk Road history, the hopes and fears of Afghanistan's only female governor capture the mood across the country as Western troops prepare to withdraw. Habiba Sarobi's hope springs from the transformation of Bamyan province from a place of massacres and oppression of women under Taliban Islamists to one where most people live in peace and young girls flock to school. AFP PHOTO / Massoud HOSSAINI (Photo credit should read MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)