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Saturday, November 21, 2015
American woman killed in Mali hotel attack
An American woman who died in the Mali terror attack at Radisson Blu hotel yesterday has been identified as Anita Datar. The 41-year-old was born in western Massachusetts and grew up in northern New Jersey. She graduated from Columbia University's Joseph Mailman School of International and Public Health and served two years in the Peace Corps in Senegal.
According to the State Department, Datar, who was described by her family as the most helpful person they knew, is survived by her son, brother and many friends.