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February 22, 2012
capitalnewyork:

“We go to remote war zones to report what is happening. The public have a    right to know what our government, and our armed forces, are doing in our    name. Our mission is to speak the truth to power. We send home that first    rough draft of history. We can and do make a difference in exposing the    horrors of war and especially the atrocities that befall civilians.” - Marie Colvin

You get the real impression that Colvin’s influence in death could go far beyond her influence in life. There’s probably a 18-year-old journalism student who’s reading this quote somewhere, saying to themselves, “I can do this.”

capitalnewyork:

“We go to remote war zones to report what is happening. The public have a right to know what our government, and our armed forces, are doing in our name. Our mission is to speak the truth to power. We send home that first rough draft of history. We can and do make a difference in exposing the horrors of war and especially the atrocities that befall civilians.” - Marie Colvin

You get the real impression that Colvin’s influence in death could go far beyond her influence in life. There’s probably a 18-year-old journalism student who’s reading this quote somewhere, saying to themselves, “I can do this.”

(via jcstearns)

11:05 // 2 years ago