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Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid died from an asthma attack after slipping into Syria on Thursday. He told the stories of those caught in — and trying to break free from — oppressive regimes and wartime violence. He was working for The New York Times. Shadid was 43.
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