|Died||December 22, 1994 (aged 28)|
Cynthia Elbaum, who grew up in Ashfield, Massachusetts, graduated from Smith College with a major in Russian studies. She traveled frequently to the former Soviet Union, working as a freelance photojournalist.
On assignment for Time magazine during the start of the first war in Chechnya, Cynthia was photographing in the streets of Grozny, the capital of the breakaway republic, when she was killed in a Russian bombing raid. She is the first journalist known to have been killed in that war.
- "Cynthia Elbaum: A Life In Pictures, 2012 Ashfield Film Fest Grand Prize Winner" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRAjDwBmhFU
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