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Jamie Tarabay on the frontline

NPR reporter Jamie Tarabay talks about being stationed in Baghdad for two years and on her upcoming project about Muslim culture in the United States,
What was it like being stationed in these high-conflict areas? It’s hairy. You do sort of have to remind yourself to a certain degree of the danger. You catch yourself — “I can’t believe I just did that.” You always have to be aware. How do you focus on reporting despite all that’s going on around you? That was easy. There never seemed to be a lack of work. You never forgot why you were there. You were arrested? One too many times. I’ve been beaten up, shot at, things blowing up all around me. Being arrested is probably the most benign thing that happened. link
Pic taken from NPR.