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Anne Smedinghoff, 25, was killed April 6, in southern Afghanistan. She was the first American diplomat to die on the job since last year's attack in Benghazi, Libya.
Tom Smedinghoff via AP
April 7, 2013 The war became much more personal for the U.S. Embassy and most of the journalists in Afghanistan when word came out that one of the five Americans killed by a suicide bomber in Zabul province on Saturday was 25-year-old Anne Smedinghoff. NPR's Sean Carberry says her death reminds the American community in Afghanistan of their bonds with one another.
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