Sending happy birthday cards

Sending happy birthday cards

Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich turns 32 on October 26. This year he will celebrate his birthday in Moscow’s Lefortovo prison, a detention center for political and high-ranking prisoners. He’s been there for six months, accused of espionage — a charge vehemently denied by the U.S. government and the Journal.

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With a penchant for words, Eleon Smith began writing at an early age. As editor-in-chief of his high school newspaper, he honed his skills telling impactful stories. Smith went on to study journalism at Columbia University, where he graduated top of his class. After interning at the New York Times, Smith landed a role as a news writer. Over the past decade, he has covered major events like presidential elections and natural disasters. His ability to craft compelling narratives that capture the human experience has earned him acclaim. Though writing is his passion, Eleon also enjoys hiking, cooking and reading historical fiction in his free time. With an eye for detail and knack for storytelling, he continues making his mark at the forefront of journalism.
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