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U.S. woman killed in Taliban attack:
´Beautiful, funny and ... fearless´

CNN, by Masoud Popalzai *

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Posted By:John c, 3/20/2014 2:16:48 PM

Kabul, Afghanistan -- The Obama administration condemned Saturday the Taliban´s attack on a Kabul restaurant that killed 21 people, mostly foreigners, as revenge for an airstrike that caused civilian Afghan deaths. Among the dead are Americans, Canadians, Britons and Afghans. Two of the three Americans killed were identified Saturday. They are Lexie Kamerman and Alexandros Petersen, both employees at the American University of Afghanistan, the university said. A third American has not yet been named. "She was an amazing young woman -- smart, strong, beautiful, funny, stubborn and kind. And fearless," Kamerman´s family said in a statement provided by

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* Reported from Kabul, Greg Botelho writing from Atlanta, Ben Brumfield, Jessica King, Lindsay Isaac and Neda Farshbaf contributed to this report.

We use to see a nightly count of death under Bush, bur silence for Obama.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: William1, 3/20/2014 2:48:22 PM     (No. 9777101)

I guess the "fearless" trait didn´t work out too well for her. You have to be a total fool to exalt that.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 3/20/2014 2:55:43 PM     (No. 9777116)

Will this be a case of ´she died doing what she loved´?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: thewarden, 3/20/2014 3:05:15 PM     (No. 9777132)

I won´t even drive the 6 miles to go into Tijuana. Kabul? Are you kidding me?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Grambo, 3/20/2014 3:16:24 PM     (No. 9777151)

Choosing to live among savages is an unhealthy lifestyle choice.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 3/20/2014 3:26:27 PM     (No. 9777169)

I thought I had read this story before - it´s dated Sun January 19, 2014.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Megrits, 3/20/2014 3:42:09 PM     (No. 9777204)

Couldn´t they find ANYWHERE else to go to school? I´m shocked, I tell you, that something like this would happen there, just shocked.

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