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December 1, 2009

Freedoms

“When I’m in a press conference at the U.N., I feel like the world is literally at my fingertips. I find it is impossible to be apathetic when I have the awesome opportunity to be a first witness to history.”While at PLU, Jennifer Henrichsen ’07 studied away four separate times. To say that was influential would be an understatement – the experiences changed her life. She traveled to Geneva, Switzerland, where she worked as a freelance journalist at the United Nations’ European headquarters. She parlayed that experience into a prestigious Fulbright grant, where she studied press freedoms in regions of global conflict, with a focus on the increased intimidation, and sometimes assassination, of journalists.

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