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On a hilltop overlooking Kabul, kiteflyers battle to keep their kites in the air.  Kite flying is more than a hobby -- it\'s a national sport. A kite flyer\'s goal is to maneuver his kite so that he can cut the strings of other kite flyers around him, causing their kites to fall from the sky.
Kite Flyers of Kabul

On a hilltop overlooking Kabul, kiteflyers battle to keep their kites in the air. Kite flying is more than a hobby -- it\'s a national sport. A kite flyer\'s goal is to maneuver his kite so that he can cut the strings of other kite flyers around him, causing their kites to fall from the sky.