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WWII scoop journalist Clare Hollingworth turns 100

October 11th, 2011

lare Hollingworth, the British journalist who reported the beginning of World War II, is celebrating her 100th birthday in Hong Kong.

Mrs Hollingworth happened to be making a trip across the border from Poland to Germany in August 1939, when she saw large numbers of military vehicles by the side of the road.

This was ahead of the German invasion.

While scoops do not get much bigger, it was the start of an illustrious career involving many other stories.

Story continued on BBC website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-15244377

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