Iraq 10 years on: Fear and hope in the young
19 March 2013 Last updated at 06:46 GMT
It is 10 years ago this week that US troops led the invasion of Iraq which toppled Saddam Hussein from his position as leader.
One decade on, the country is still plagued by sporadic violence.
The BBC's Ben Brown, who reported on the momentous events in Iraq, has returned to Baghdad to assess how the years of bloodshed has affected some of Iraq's children.