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SIMPLE TASKS NO MORE: After being in the Radusa camp for three weeks, the Krasniqi sisters get to wash their hair for only the second time. It takes them more than two hours to fetch and heat the water over a small fire of twigs and paper. Selvete, 16, rinses the soap from the hair of her sister Hysnije, 28. Little sister Lavra, 11, leans on the clothesline shared by the folks near their tent. "Is there anyone else in the world who lives like this?" asks Hysnije, who was a university student when the five members of her family fled Pristina. "I want to come back to Kosovo for peace and freedom," says Selvete, who wants to be a doctor.[Times photo: Jamie Francis]