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Nicholas Blanford

Correspondent

Nicholas Blanford has been a correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor, writing on Lebanon and other areas of the Middle East, since 2002. He has covered Lebanon's complex and turbulent politics, including the 2005 assassination of former prime minister Rafik Hariri, the 2006 Hezbollah-Israel war, and the uprising in Syria. He has also reported for the Monitor from Iraq, Syria, Qatar, and Kuwait.

Nick has lived in Beirut since 1994. He is married with two children. He is author of "Killing Mr Lebanon: The Assassination of Rafik Hariri and its Impact on the Middle East" (IB Tauris, 2006) and "Warriors of God: Inside Hezbollah's Thirty-Year Struggle Against Israel" (Random House, 2011).

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Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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