| May 24, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Let's take a break from the raging discord that has dominated Washington lately by remembering federal employees who died abroad in service to their country. With so much attention focused on what the government has done wrong, we'll end the week with...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Friends and former classmates gathered Saturday at Johns Hopkins University to remember Anne Smedinghoff, a Foreign Service officer who was killed in a bombing in Afghanistan earlier this month, sharing stories of a too-short life marked by adventure....
| May 3, 2013
| 11:15 AM
I was very moved by the tribute to Anne Smedinghoff, the Foreign Service officer killed in Afghanistan that recently appeared in The Sun especially the quote at the end from the poem, "Success," by Ralph Waldo Emerson ("Friends celebrate slain diplomat'...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The Books For Kids Day event has a touching twist this year: It's being dedicated to Anne Smedinghoff, the 25-year-old Johns Hopkins University alum who was killed in a bombing while delivering textbooks to school children in Afghanistan.
| Jul 28, 2013
Delfin Santos Jr. was in Army basic training when his father died.
His father was himself an Army veteran, a prisoner of war during World War II who died in his 90s. Santos listened — really listened — to his father's stories as a child...
| Apr 10, 2013
Before she was a young U.S. foreign service officer stationed in Afghanistan, before she and others were blown up by a bomb, before she was eulogized at Fenwick High School on Tuesday, Anne Smedinghoff was a girl.
The temptation now is to see her only...