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David Douglas Duncan
« on: June 08, 2018, 07:29:37 PM »

David Douglas Duncan has died at 102.

I've had the opportunity to get to know a few combat journalists over the years.  (Print and broadcast reporters, not photographers, but they all do essentially the same job and take the same risks.)  Not a life I would have chosen, but the service they perform is essential.


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« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2018, 10:38:08 PM »

To be honest, I looked at the name and couldn't bring an association to mind. But I remember all of the images in the article, except one. Courageous and important work these frontline people do. Without them, all we'd ever know would be from press-briefings.


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Re: David Douglas Duncan
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2018, 09:39:01 PM »

To be sure, among the bravest of the brave since they choose to put themselves in harms way, unarmed, to inform the rest of us.

I served, did my duty, but guys like him make me feel very small.

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