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Kerry to visit family of U.S. diplomat killed in Afghanistan

By Jill Dougherty, CNN
updated 5:26 AM EDT, Mon April 15, 2013

(CNN) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will stop in Chicago on Monday on his way back from a tour of Asia to meet with the parents of a foreign service officer killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan.

Anne Smedinghoff, 25, was one of six Americans killed on April 6.

The American diplomat, a civilian from the Defense Department and three U.S. service members were killed when a suicide bomber hit their convoy while they were delivering books to an Afghan school. Another U.S. service member was killed in a separate attack.

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