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Kerry Meets Family of Slain US Diplomati
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April 16, 2013 11:42 AM
Two weeks before she was killed in Afghanistan, diplomat Anne Smedinghoff escorted Secretary of State John Kerry during his visit to the country. On Monday, Kerry stopped in Chicago to visit with the parents of 25-year-old Anne Smedinghoff, who was assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports that as Secretary Kerry met with her parents and siblings AT O'Hare Airport, her hometown continued to mourn her loss.

Kerry Meets Family of Slain US Diplomat

Published April 16, 2013

Two weeks before she was killed in Afghanistan, diplomat Anne Smedinghoff escorted Secretary of State John Kerry during his visit to the country. On Monday, Kerry stopped in Chicago to visit with the parents of 25-year-old Anne Smedinghoff, who was assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports that as Secretary Kerry met with her parents and siblings AT O'Hare Airport, her hometown continued to mourn her loss.


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