The mayor was tired. Asleep-at-three, awake-at-six tired. Tired the way you cannot help but be after years of the Islamic State group squatting in your town, killing your citizens and forcing the army to quarantine you from the rest of the country.
"Lebanese Town Flooded by Refugees Hopes for Return to Normal" is from the August 08, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Vivian Yee and narrated by Kristi Burns.