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Sydney Schanberg Dead - Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Dies at 82

Sydney Schanberg Dead - Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Dies at 82

Famed journalist Sydney Schanberg has sadly died at the age of 82, according to the New York Times.

The Pulitzer Prize winner suffered from a heart attack on Tuesday (July 5) in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Besides his impressive journalism career, Sydney‘s life was also the inspiration behind the film The Killing Fields, which chronicled his experiences as a foreign correspondent in Cambodia.

Later in life, Sydney also wrote for Newsday, Life and The Village Voice.

We send our thoughts and condolences to Sydney‘s loved ones during this difficult time.

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