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Sara Olkon

Trip:
Fellows Fall 2002
Affiliation:
The Miami Herald
Country:
India
Year:
2002

Sara Olkon is a reporter with The Chicago Tribune. Previously, she was a general assignment reporter at The Miami Herald, where she spent time as an embedded war reporter with the Marines in Iraq. Other foreign assignments have included stories in Cuba, Guatemala, Hong Kong and Thailand. She began her journalistic career as an intern on the Op-Ed page at The New York Times. She graduated with honors from Tufts University and has a master's degree in Journalism from New York University.

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  • Bhopal’s Long Agony

    BHOPAL, India - Aliya Bano woke to the screams of children. She retched as burning vapors filled her lungs. She thought, "I can't breathe; I will die." She didn't. Her husband, two...

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