U.S. student killed in Egypt sought to teach kids English

Posted: June 30, 2013 at 4:52 a.m.

This undated photo provided by the Pochter family shows Andrew Driscoll Pochter. The U.S. State Department confirmed Saturday, June 29, 2013, that Kenyon College student, Andrew Pochter, 21, of Chevy Chase, Md. died Friday, June 28, while photographing clashes between opponents and supporters of President Mohamed Morsi in Alexandria, Egypt. The Pochter family said Pochter went to Alexandria for the summer to teach English to 7 and 8 year old Egyptian children and to improve his Arabic. (AP Photo/Pochter Family)

An American college student killed Friday during anti-government violence in Egypt was in the country on an internship to teach English to young children while also improving his Arabic skills, family members said.

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