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Behind the story: From Nepal to Saudi Arabia, reporting how a dead man came back to life

WorldNews Wednesday, 28 October 2020
Behind the story: From Nepal to Saudi Arabia, reporting how a dead man came back to lifeKATMANDU, Nepal — I had been living in Katmandu, Nepal’s capital, for only a few weeks — still adjusting to the predawn bell-ringing, the dusty film over everything, the dozing street dogs and post-earthquake scaffolding — when a short headline buried in an English-language newspaper caught my eye: “Dead Man Comes Back to Kathmandu.” My partner and I moved to Nepal in May 2017, two years after the devastating magnitude 7.8 earthquake. He was an engineer, helping reconstruct the crumbled temples. I was a freelance writer hoping to cover one of the largest human migrations on the planet, though it gets scant attention in American media: laborers leaving South Asia for the Persian...
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