Leroy Sievers (1955 to 2008)
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.