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One of these attacks targeted the Hamra Hotel, home to a number of news organizations, including NPR. Now, to many people, of course, death tolls like these are simply grim statistics. We hear more of them all the time. But for NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, this was a bombing that took a colleague and close friend.
LOURDES GARCIA: Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, NPR News, Baghdad.
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