Keeper of the Cars from Aleppo

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Mohamed Badr al-Din (R) stands in front of his vintage cars along a street where he keeps them, in the al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2015. The 66-year-old collector nicknamed Abu Omar inherited the hobby from his father and has a large collection of vintage cars, some of which he says belonged to former Syrian officials and were used in several movies and shows. Before the unrest, Abu Omar planned to open a museum to display his cars, which are guarded from pedestrians by a turkey that he owns. He hopes that the turmoil in the country will end so that he can pursue his hobby and repair his cars, which are heavily damaged from shelling. (Photo by Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)

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Mohamed Badr al-Din removes a cover from one of his cars that he says belonged to former Syrian President Adib Shishakli, along a street where he keeps the cars, in the al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2015. (Photo by Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)

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Mohamed Badr al-Din stands in front of one of his cars along a street where he keeps them, in the al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2015. (Photo by Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)

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Vintage cars that belong to Mohamed Badr al-Din are seen along a street where he keeps them, in the al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2015. (Photo by Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)

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Mohamed Badr al-Din walks past his turkey that guards his collection of vintage cars from pedestrians, along a street where he keeps the cars, in the al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2015. (Photo by Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)

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Mohamed Badr al-Din stands in front of one of his vintage cars, along a street where he keeps the cars, in the al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2015. (Photo by Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)

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Mohamed Badr al-Din (R) stands in front of his vintage cars along a street where he keeps them, in the al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2015. (Photo by Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)

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Children run from a turkey owned by Mohamed Badr al-Din that guards his collection of vintage cars from passerbys, in the al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2015. (Photo by Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)

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Mohamed Badr al-Din (R) stands next to his vintage cars along a street where he keeps them, in the al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2015. (Photo by Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)

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Mohamed Badr al-Din stands in front of one of his vintage cars as he holds up a photo of a car used to transport presidents and officials during ceremonies, in the al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2015. (Photo by Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)

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Mohamed Badr al-Din stands in front of one of his vintage cars, along a street where he keeps the cars, in the al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo January 31, 2015. (Photo by Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters)

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