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Sarajevo begins to heal from its haunted history
Sarajevo begins to heal from its haunted history

If you dare to visit here — and I'm glad I did — you'll eventually stand beneath the elegant geometry of Gazi Husrev-bey Mosque (built in 1530) or sip a beer at the Sarajevo Brewery (founded in 1864) or tiptoe atop the stone walls of the White Fortress, staring out at a 300-degree panorama of mountain slopes, red-tiled roofs, soaring minarets and far too many cemeteries. But first, you'll probably go where I went first: a short, low-slung bridge that doesn't look a bit special. That's the Latin Bridge. And on June 28, 1914, it lay along the route of the Austro-Hungarian Empire's Archduke Franz Ferdinand, who was visiting with his wife, Sophie,...

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