Thursday, December 29, 2005

16 Yr. Old Runs Off to Baghdad

A Fort Lauderdale teen decided to spend Christmas vacation in Iraq to practice "immersion journalism" without a word to his parents.

He spent $900 on a flight, a stop in Lebanon, another in Kuwait, $250 in cab fare, nervous moments on the streets of Baghdad, fumbled for words in Arabic to order a meal, announced himself at the Associated Press office ready for duty, and was delivered to the US embassy by the 101st Airbourne.

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