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Memorial Services For Anthony Shadid To Be Held Saturday

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Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Anthony Shadid died in Syria reportedly of an asthma attack. The Oklahoma City native was nominated late last year for a third Pulitzer for his reporting on the Arab Spring. Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Anthony Shadid died in Syria reportedly of an asthma attack. The Oklahoma City native was nominated late last year for a third Pulitzer for his reporting on the Arab Spring.
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Journalists and dignitaries from around the world are expected to attend the funeral for Anthony Shadid, a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist who died of an asthma attack while on assignment in Syria.

2/21/2012 Related Story: Memorial Service Scheduled For Award-Winning Journalist, Oklahoma Native

Shadid's funeral will be held at the Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Shadid was born and raised in Oklahoma City. He was a longtime correspondent in the Middle East for the Times, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe and The Associated Press. He won Pulitzer Prizes for his work in 2004 and 2010.

Several members of Shadid's family live in Oklahoma City, where his cousin Ed Shadid is a member of the city council.

2/17/2012 Related Story: OU To Award Posthumous Honor To Anthony Shadid

The service will be streamed live online by the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Click here to watch the memorial services live at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

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