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Family, friends of James Foley say war zones called to the journalist
Family, friends of James Foley say war zones called to the journalist

Shortly after James Foley was released from 44 days of captivity in Libya, the American journalist returned to Boston to work at GlobalPost, the start-up website that had published much of his work from the Middle East. But it soon became clear that despite his Libyan ordeal, Foley wanted nothing more than to get back into the field. “You could just tell that this was a guy who — sitting at a desk was not who he was,” said Katrine Dermody, 27, a friend of Foley who worked at GlobalPost at the time. “We used to joke, ‘Jim, you look like a caged animal.’ He just yearned to be out” in the field. Foley disappeared in Syria in November 2012. A video...

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