UMass-Amherst to honor murdered journalist James Foley

AMHERST, MA (WHDH) - UMass Amherst will honor murdered journalist James Foley this week.

As part of the two-day event, Foley’s parents will speak at the school.

Foley earned a master’s degree at UMass.

He went to Syria in 2012 to cover the war, but was captured and killed by ISIS militants two years later.

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