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Foley's childhood friend wanted people to know the journalist beyond the "politicized" image of him released by the Islamic State.
Brian Oakes explores Foley's journalism and resilience.
James Foley's abduction and execution by ISIL shocked the world. Documentarian Brian Oakes revisits his friend's life, death