Tom Eblen

April 1, 2014 6:19 PM

Tom Eblen: Lexington couple watch election in Afghanistan with personal interest

When Afghanistan needed rebuilding in 2002 after the U.S. invasion overthrew the Taliban, Bill and Judie Schiffbauer were eager to return to the country where they lived in the 1960s and 1970s. Now they worry that their 14 years of work there could be undone if war-weary Americans walk away from that complex and confounding corner of the world.

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.

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