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August 18, 1995 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In times of disaster, few humanitarian relief workers have stood taller than Frederick C. Cuny, even without his Size 12 cowboy boots on. For three decades, he has traversed the most troubled corners of the globe, dodging bullets, risking disease and bluffing dictators to aid the victims of floods, famines, earthquakes and civil wars.
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December 9, 1998 | MAURA REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Authorities found the severed heads of four foreign hostages in a sack dumped outside a village in the war-ravaged republic of Chechnya on Tuesday--an especially gruesome end to one of the most prominent abductions in a plague of kidnappings in the region. The four men, three Britons and a New Zealander, had been installing a cellular telephone network in Chechnya when they were abducted Oct. 3 after a shootout between the team's bodyguards and unidentified gunmen.
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December 9, 1998 | MAURA REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Authorities found the severed heads of four foreign hostages in a sack dumped outside a village in the war-ravaged republic of Chechnya on Tuesday--an especially gruesome end to one of the most prominent abductions in a plague of kidnappings in the region. The four men, three Britons and a New Zealander, had been installing a cellular telephone network in Chechnya when they were abducted Oct. 3 after a shootout between the team's bodyguards and unidentified gunmen.
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August 18, 1995 | JESSE KATZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In times of disaster, few humanitarian relief workers have stood taller than Frederick C. Cuny, even without his Size 12 cowboy boots on. For three decades, he has traversed the most troubled corners of the globe, dodging bullets, risking disease and bluffing dictators to aid the victims of floods, famines, earthquakes and civil wars.
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