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War reporting from the front lines



The bloodshed in Syria continues to make headlines around the world.

Over the last 24 hours, at least 80 names have been added to the thousands of people reported killed in the country.

This week, two foreign journalists were killed in the city of Homs: American reporter Marie Colvin, from London's Sunday Times newspaper and a French photographer.

That hits home for one Kootenay man. Julius Strauss is a former war correspondent for the Daily Telegraph and the European. He worked in Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan -- alongside Marie Colvin.

He now lives in Meadow Creek, north of Kaslo, which is where Daybreak host Chris Walker reached him.
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