Nearly three years after she made headlines as a Taliban kidnap victim in Afghanistan, Mellissa Fung is tired of talking about her 28-day nightmare and anxious to get back to doing what she likes best: overseas reporting. But the CBC is keeping her close to home. That may be a mistake, speculates an expert on “positive psychology,” because her ordeal may have made her a better reporter. See Charlie Smith‘s story in the Georgia Straight.

Nearly three years after she made headlines as a Taliban kidnap victim in Afghanistan, Mellissa Fung is tired of talking about her 28-day nightmare and anxious to get back to doing what she likes best: overseas reporting. But the CBC is keeping her close to home. That may be a mistake, speculates an expert on “positive psychology,” because her ordeal may have made her a better reporter. See Charlie Smith‘s story in the Georgia Straight.

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