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Now, Lara Logan, the CBS correspondent who reported that story, and her producer are taking leaves of absence at management's request. And…uh I felt them tear out, they literally just tore my pants to shreds. Accuracy and availability may vary. Earlier, he had told the FBI that he wasn't even there on the night of the attack. I live a little bit with that fear because you’re 30 per cent more likely, once you’ve had breast cancer at a young age, to get it again. ', Terrifying ordeal: Lara Loganspoke candidly and bravely about the assault during the Egyptian uprisings, saying she was convinced she was going to die, Miss Logan said: 'Suddenly, before I even know what's happening, I feel hands grabbing my breasts, grabbing my crotch, grabbing me from behind.

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My daughter was 1, and my son was 2. What Britain's shrinking economy means for your job and your savings (and... or debate this issue live on our message boards. I have to just surrender to the sexual assault. I felt the moment that my bra tore. what more can they do now? For nearly three decades Lara Logan has reported on the biggest stories of the day in some of the world’s most dangerous places, including Afghanistan, Angola, Kosovo and Iraq. And yet he was what everyone focused on and once there were doubts about parts of his story that he wasn’t around to answer questions about, we didn’t have a choice (but to retract the story).

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Are there implications for this story beyond the internal problems at "60 Minutes"? It’s the greatest thing in the world to live in a beautiful tiny town in the hill country and still do this job.

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Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group, Moment man pushed down hole in savage attack by cow in India, Will Manchester get the £60m offered? A year later, in 2013, you apologized for a 60 Minutes report on the Benghazi attack, which included an ex-security officer whose account was later discredited. Visit our website terms of use and permissions pages at for further information. But, you know, people I talked to at "60 Minutes" say regardless of his title, he will always take a strong interest in this show that's so important to the news division's fortunes. Set upon: Lara Logan was torn away from her film crew just moments after this picture was taken in Cairo's Tahrir Square. And it really was this very personalized, emotional core of this story that was intended to show that the U.S. authorities really hadn't taken those security concerns seriously. Anxious to get back: The foreign correspondent said she wants to return to combat zones like Afghanistan, but will avoid the Middle East, Mr Fager said: 'She was quite traumatised, as you can imagine, for a period of time.'. I mean, there were a series of red flags raised by the guy who did the review for CBS. He says he ultimately takes responsibility. I cut back and moved to Texas, because my husband is from there and I wanted to be with family.

This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. FOLKENFLIK: Well, this obviously has been a surrogate for an argument over whether or not the Obama administration has been tough enough on terrorist threats. And ongoing physical health problems because of severe pelvic pain. It was almost easier to survive Shock and Awe in Baghdad than it was that. Devoted mother-of-four, 31, dies from brain cancer after her chemotherapy was stopped for three months due... Support for your immune health from an innovative supplement - a story of gut instinct. CBS, Mr. Ortiz found, could have easily come across that material if it had done its own reporting. When you reflect on the last six years — being sexually assaulted by a mob of more than 200 men while reporting, a breast cancer diagnosis and the fallout from the Benghazi report, which resulted in you taking a temporary leave of absence from the show — what are your thoughts? It said she had 'suffered a brutal and sustained sexual assault and beating before being saved by a group of women and an estimated 20 Egyptian soldiers'. Ms Logan and her film crew made their way to Tahrir Square, where a jubilant crowd begged her for autographs. What’s helped more than anything is a pain specialist who can reach pelvic muscles very deep inside the body — muscles that hold onto the trauma and the stress. It’s best captured in what a general said to me: ‘Great to see you on 60 Minutes (again).’ And I said ‘I’m back on my feet.’ He looked at me and said, ‘Lara, you’ve never been off your feet.’ That was very important for me to remember. When you’re dealing with a person who has a security clearance, who’s been vetted by the U.S. State Department and put in charge of diplomatic security in a very hostile unstable place, there are certain things that go with that. Copyright © 2013 NPR. We have this idea that the person we were before is the whole person and after we’re left in pieces, and if we could just rebuild the whole we could say ‘We’ve recovered.’ Recovery, for me, is that I’ll never return to who I was before.