Jill Carroll

is a graduate of UMass’ Journalism Department. Her story was noted by the Poynter group’s weekly watch on media.
Our Jill details her personality, commitment, and personal courage. I’ve been wondering about courage, recently. One definition says to face danger or pain without showing fear, another says to face the same with self-possession.
The Christian Science Monitor is running updates in a blog-type format). Presently, no one knows if she’s still alive or not. Is she aware of the infrastructure of support around her? She must be – such things don’t materialize from nothing. Coverage has been extensive: Boston, a Marc Cooper blog entry with numerous links, a BBC story about the videotape shown by Al-Jazeera.

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