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Calif. grandmother blogs from Baghdad

Discussion in 'General Webmaster Helpdesk' started by rakib, Apr 14, 2007.

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    rakib New Member Webmaster

    ane Stillwater is an unlikely war correspondent. She's 64, a self-described Berkeley "flower child, 40 years later" and broke. So how did this mother of four grown children end up in Baghdad, churning out commentary ranging from shock at Thursday's bombing of the Iraqi parliament cafeteria, to the weirdness of touring Saddam Hussein's bathroom?

    Inspired by a sense of outrage and determined to blog from inside the war zone, Stillwater ate peanut butter sandwiches for months to save up for a ticket to Kuwait. She got a small Texas newspaper to help her secure press accreditation, and eventually boarded a troop transport to Baghdad.

    Full story at Calif. grandmother blogs from Baghdad - Yahoo! News

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