Kerry in Chicago to meet parents of diplomat killed in Afghanistan

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Secretary of State John Kerry is coming to Chicago today. More details released in death of young diplomat

He plans to meet with the parents of Anne Smedinghoff, the local diplomat who was killed in Afghanistan.

Smedinghoff’s funeral arrangements are now set.

Her wake is Tuesday afternoon at Drechsler, Brown, and Williams Funeral Home in Oak Park.

The funeral will be Wednesday at St. Luke church.

Secretary Kerry met Smedinghoff while in Afghanistan and called her parents after she died.

Smedinghoff was walking with four other Americans when they were all killed by a suicide bomber earlier this month.

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