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Eric Reeves, a literature professor at Smith College, traveled to Sudan in 2003 as a peace deal was being hammered out. After he returned home, a checkup detected leukemia.
Eric Reeves, a literature professor at Smith College, traveled to Sudan in 2003 as a peace deal was being hammered out. After he returned home, a checkup detected leukemia. (Globe Staff Photo / Michele McDonald) Globe Staff Photo / Michele McDonald

Ailing professor fights for Darfur's dead

Smith's Reeves demands truth on toll in Sudan

By Farah Stockman
Globe Staff / April 24, 2005

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NORTHAMPTON -- It's morning, and Eric Reeves is gripping his mug of coffee, preparing for his daily battle with two life-or-death foes. His first fight is against leukemia, so he opens a bottle of pills. The second is against mass killings in Sudan, so he spreads his recent research out on a table. (Full article: 1240 words)

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