Mother of American killed in Afghan attack from Winston-Salem speaks out

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Paula Kantor dedicated — and ultimately gave — her life to the pursuit of better lives for some of the world’s poorest and most marginalized people, according to The Winston-Salem Journal.

Kantor, 46, was one of 14 people killed Wednesday during a Taliban attack on the hotel where she was staying in Kabul, Afghanistan.

“She lived and died doing what she wanted, doing the things she wanted to do. That gives us comfort,” said Barbara Kantor, Paula’s mother. “She had lived her life truly the way she wanted.”

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