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A 25-year old State Department diplomat reportedly from suburban River Forest was killed Saturday in Afghanistan.
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The father of Anne Smedinghoff tells the Chicago Tribune he was informed of her death by telephone.
Tom Smedinghoff says Secretary of State John Kerry called him to let him know what had happened.
Smedingoff was one of five Americans killed in a bomb blast in Afghanistan.
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