Kerry Sheridan is a health and science reporter whose writing has appeared in
 
She is the author of "Bagpipe Brothers: The FDNY Band's True Story of Tragedy, Mourning
and Recovery," published in 2004 by Rutgers University Press. The non-fiction
narrative follows New York City’s firefighter musicians in the year following the
September 11 attacks, as they dug for lost brothers at the World Trade Center
site and played at more than 400 funerals and memorial services.
 
Kerry worked as a foreign correspondent in Cairo for Voice of America
and has reported for Agence France-Presse on assignment in Nicosia,
Jerusalem, Amman, Beirut, Gaza City, Nicosia, Baku, Kiev, Rome and Tbilisi.
 
Kerry earned her MS in journalism from Columbia University in 2002, and her BA
in Language and Area Studies from American University’s School of
International Service in 1996.
 
 
 
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