We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.

Franklin D. Roosevelt
A resident harvests apples in #Tannourine, #Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
A resident harvests apples in Tannourine, Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
Balloons are released during a ceremony to mark the Aug. 4 port explosions in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
Balloons are released during a ceremony to mark the Aug. 4 port explosions in Beirut, Lebanon. (Bilal Jawich / Xinhua)
Former #US cyclist Lance #Armstrong (C) participates with Lebanese and foreign cyclists in a cycling race to raise funds and support the Lebanese NGOs to reconstruct #Beirut after the massive port blast, in #Lebanon. (Marwan Naamani / DPA)
Former US cyclist Lance Armstrong (C) participates with Lebanese and foreign cyclists in a cycling race to raise funds and support the Lebanese NGOs to reconstruct Beirut after the massive port blast, in Lebanon. (Marwan Naamani / DPA)
A villager boils grape juice to make molasses in the northern village of #Barhalioun, #Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
A villager boils grape juice to make molasses in the northern village of Barhalioun, Lebanon. (JOSEPH EID / AFP)
Protesters release balloons with the names of victims of Beirut port blast hang during a memorial protest to mark two months since the blast, near the port in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Protesters release balloons with the names of victims of Beirut port blast hang during a memorial protest to mark two months since the blast, near the port in Beirut, Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
People release scores of white balloons bearing the names of the Aug. 4 blast victims, to mark the two-month anniversary, next to the seaport of #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
People release scores of white balloons bearing the names of the Aug. 4 blast victims, to mark the two-month anniversary, next to the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon. (Hassan Ammar / AP)
An anti-government protester shouts slogans during a protest against the rising prices and worsening economic and financial conditions, in #Zalka, north of #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
An anti-government protester shouts slogans during a protest against the rising prices and worsening economic and financial conditions, in Zalka, north of Beirut, Lebanon. (Hussein Malla / AP)
Balloons are pictured during an event to commemorate the victims of the August 4 port explosion and to mark two months since the blast, near the port in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
Balloons are pictured during an event to commemorate the victims of the August 4 port explosion and to mark two months since the blast, near the port in Beirut, Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir / REUTERS)
Members of the #UNIFIL help clear the ruins at Mar Mikhael neighborhood, in #Beirut, #Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Members of UN peacekeepers (UNIFIL) help clear the ruins at Mar Mikhael neighborhood, in Beirut, Lebanon. (WAEL HAMZEH / EPA)
Families and relatives of victims of #Beirut port blast, carry placards with victims pictures during a memorial protest to mark two months since the blast, near the port in Beirut, #Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
Families and relatives of victims of Beirut port blast, carry placards with victims pictures during a memorial protest to mark two months since the blast, near the port in Beirut, Lebanon. (NABIL MOUNZER / EPA)
People gather to release white balloons near the seaport of #Beirut, to commemorate the second month after the August 4 massive explosion, in #Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
People gather to release white balloons near the seaport of Beirut, to commemorate the second month after the August 4 massive explosion, in Lebanon. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Men smoke hookah in #Saida, amid concerns over the spread of the #coronavirus disease, #Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
Men smoke hookah in Saida, amid concerns over the spread of the coronavirus disease, Lebanon. (Aziz Taher / REUTERS)
The sun sets over #Lebanon’s capital #Beirut. (PATRICK BAZ / AFP)
The sun sets over Lebanon’s capital Beirut. (PATRICK BAZ / AFP)
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