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A blog dedicated in memory of the former war correspondent for the The Sunday Times, Marie Colvin. She died while covering the siege of Homs in Syria on February 22, 2012. This is a collection of images, articles and quotes to remember her by. You'll find additional information, links and tributes at her official website.

In 2001, U.S. allied forces overtook the city of Marjah, a Taliban stronghold in Afghanistan. On assignment in April 2010, Colvin visited Marjah and reported on the Taliban’s attempt to retake the city in her article “Swift and Bloody: the Taliban’s Revenge” for The Sunday Times. The large blue stamp (right) is Colvin’s visa used to enter Afghanistan to cover this conflict.

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