21 Aug 2014
Forty-year-old journalist Jim Foley was beheaded in Syria by the extremist group, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The video of his killing has been linked on every major news site in the world. Jessica Desvarieux is a correspondent for the Real News Network ans also a friend and former colleague of Foley. In a moving tribute Desvarieux talks about Foley’s passion for his work and the reasons that drove to him to cover the conflict in Syria. Desvarieux also remembers Foley for the person that he really was. She says her friend Jim was an incredibly funny person who shared a love of hip-hop with her.
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