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Nancy Dupree, American historian who spent decades preserving Afghanistan's heritage, dies at 90

An American historian who spent decades in Afghanistan working to preserve the heritage of the war-torn country has died at a hospital in Kabul. An Afghan government statement said Nancy Hatch Dupree, who first came to Afghanistan in 1962 and spent much of her life collecting and documenting historical...
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An American historian who spent decades in Afghanistan working to preserve the heritage of the war-torn country died Sunday. An Afghan government statement said Nancy Hatch Dupree, who first came … Click to Continue »

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