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    Tigris scene offers Iraqis alternate reality

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    Al Jazeera English

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    The Iraqi capital Baghdad has often been associated with explosions and violence.

    At one point, the Tigris river that runs through the city was used as a dumping ground for bodies.

    But a happening scene on the banks of the river is now providing Baghdad's residents a welcome escape.

    Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh reports from Baghdad.