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Veteran British war correspondent Clare Hollingworth dies

January 10, 2017

Veteran British war correspondent Clare Hollingworth, who broke the news that World War II had started, died Tuesday aged 105.

Family friend Cathy Hilborn Feng confirmed to AFP that Hollingworth had died in Hong Kong, which had been her home for over 30 years.

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