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The Last Days of Mes Aynak

Clip: 12/13/2012 | 2m 41s

When documentary filmmaker Brent Huffman first visited the Buddhist archaeological site of Mes Aynak in eastern Afghanistan in June 2011, he was awed by the 2,600-year-old city, how it stretches for 100 acres, encompassing artifacts, monasteries and more than 200 statues of Buddha. Now he's on his way back to bear witness to its last days.

Aired: 12/13/12

Rating: NR

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