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James Foley was dedicated to documenting the plight of ordinary Syrians in war-torn, Aleppo, his parents said. He gave his life in a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. (Freejamesfoley.org via associated press)
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James Foley was dedicated to documenting the plight of ordinary Syrians in war-torn, Aleppo, his parents said. He gave his life in a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. (Freejamesfoley.org via associated press)

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