Picture Editor

Leanne Burden Seidel

Burden Seidel is a Lifestyles picture editor and produces staff videos. She has worked as a picture editor at the Boston Globe since 1994 on Page One, Metro, Travel and special projects. She produces The Natural World and daily online photo galleries.

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Deadly fighting returns to Aleppo

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Government airstrikes and insurgent mortar attacks escalated violence and destroyed a partial truce for Syria. A hospital was demolished in which at least 27 died and dozens more were killed in the continued fighting in Aleppo. The hopes for new peace talks could also be threatened.

Return to Palmyra

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Syrians returned to the destroyed city of Palmyra this week after being forced to flee almost a year ago during intense fighting. With the city now free of Islamic State fighters, the government allowed time for residents to salvage their belongings. The demolished UNESCO-listed ancient ruins are unaccessible to the public as the Russian military teams clear the site of hundreds of mines left by the militants.

2016 World Figure Skating Championships in Boston

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Boston hosted the prestigious World Figure Skating Championships for the first time, bringing the top skaters from around the world to TD Garden.

Bombing in Lahore

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At least 70 people were killed, including about 30 children, in a suicide bomb attack at a park in Lahore, Pakistan. The Taliban group that claimed responsibility for the Easter attack that injured over 300 said it was targeting Christians. Most of the victims were believed to be Muslim at this very busy public park.