US Military helps Iraqis restore amusement park in Baghdad

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American and Iraqi officials began the renovation of a popular amusement park Monday on an island north of Baghdad that was looted after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. The 150-acre Tigris River complex, which was based on a design by Frank Lloyd Wright, was a popular site for weddings and other celebrations. It was devastated by looting after the invasion.

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Is this the park that Saddam filled with rides that his 
troops took from a park in Kuwait during the first
Gulf War?

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