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August 16, 2008 The Peabody Award-winning journalist covered wars and ethnic conflicts in more than a dozen countries. In his last years, he turned his reportorial skills inward, chronicling his encounter with cancer in a blog for NPR titled simply "My Cancer." He died Friday at age 53.
August 16, 2008 Ted Koppel lived through some the most exhilarating and dangerous moments of his life and career with Leroy Sievers. Koppel remembers Sievers as a man larger than life.
August 16, 2008 For more than two years, Leroy Sievers kept a blog about his experience with cancer. He called the blog the most meaningful project of his long and eventful career.
June 26, 2008 When he started his blog, Leroy Sievers thought he had six months to live. Doctors found a brain tumor and lung cancer. Today, on My Cancer's second anniversary, he's facing a prognosis just as bleak.
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April 16, 2007 For a year now, journalist and blogger Leroy Sievers has spoken candidly, even brutally about his life with cancer. Sievers and contributors to his blog talk about their experience dealing with the disease in front of a live studio audience.
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May 4, 2007 For more than a year, Leroy Sievers has been blogging and commenting on NPR about his battle against cancer. A new Discovery Channel documentary tells his story and that of the people who have responded to his blog.
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