07/10/2013 02:25 pm ET

Woman's Work: The Twisted Reality Of An Italian Freelancer In Syria


He finally wrote to me. after more than a year of freelancing for him, during which I contracted typhoid fever and was shot in the knee, my editor watched the news, thought I was among the Italian journalists who’d been kidnapped, and sent me an email that said: “Should you get a connection, could you tweet your detention?”

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