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Fundraising website set up for JEM grad injured in Afghanistan

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A fundraising page has been set up for Kelly Hunt, the JEM graduate injured in Afghanistan.

The page titled "Climbing for Kelly" on has met its fundraising goal, but dontations are still being accepted. The page has been set up by Kelly's friends who write this:

"Our friend, Kelly Hunt, is a Public Diplomacy Officer with the U.S. State Department.  She's a great friend.  She's been in Afghanistan promoting human rights and was excited to be there.  On April 6, 2013, she was injured in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan and is currently in hospital in Germany in critical condition.

On June 8, Regan will be climbing Mt. Rainier in Seattle, Washington.  He was originally going to climb the mountain for fun.  In light of Kellly's accident, he's now climbing Mt. Rainier for her and will stand on the summit on June 12 for Kelly." 

According to the page, all donations will go to Kelly and her family to support her recovery.

As written in our previous post, Hunt graduated in 2008 from the College of Communication and Information and was working as a Public Diplomacy Officer with the U.S. Department of State in Afghanistan when the group she was traveling with fell victim to a suicide bomber.