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3:19 PM, March 14th, 2012
On behalf of Marie’s family, thank you for coming today to celebrate her life. These surroundings are, it must be said, a bit sedate for her taste. Marie would take one look around—so delighted to see all the people here whom she loved—and say, “Um, can we move this party? I know a great little place down the street …
3:27 PM, February 22nd, 2012
I think the reports of my survival may be exaggerated. I’m in Babo Amr. Sickening, trying to understand how the world can stand by and I should be hardened by now. Watched a baby die today. Shrapnel, doctors could do nothing. His little tummy just heaved and heaved until it stopped. Feeling helpless. As well as cold! Will keep trying to get out the information.
Slain reporter Marie Colvin’s last dispatch, posted to a Facebook group for conflict journalists and rights reporters. She was killed this morning in a mortar attack. (via newsweek)
Reblogged from Newsweek
10:48 AM, February 22nd, 2012

Listen to Marie Colvin, the journalist killed in Syria, give her final report just hours before her death. Plus, our coverage and colleague T.D. Allman remembers a courageous friend.

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