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Slain US Teacher Was Days Away From Leaving Libya

Slain US Teacher Was Days Away From Leaving Libya

(NEWSER– Ronnie Smith was supposed to be headed home to America for the holidays this week. Instead, the 33-year-old chemistry teacher was shot dead while jogging in Libya this morning. Smith, a US citizen, had taught at the International School in Benghazi for a year and a half and was "very much loved," the school principal tells NBC News. Smith can be seen interacting with students on his Twitter feed: In the last exchange posted, an apparent student tweeted at him yesterday, "Knowing im getting 100% on my sci exam tomorrow makes me soo happy @ISBchem right?" He responded: "yep. I already recorded it. 10%."

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