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August 20th, 2009
06:24 PM ET

The 30 Pitch: Two Job Seekers

Hamdi Alkhshali moved to Atlanta from Iraq with his wife and three children as a refugee.

He was a body guard for CNN crews as we covered the war and enabled Kyra to get into some dangerous areas to bring you stories of Iraqis living in a war zone.

He's an experienced security professional and an electrical engineer.

If you have a job for him you may e-mail him at: h.alkheshali@gmail.com

Also check out our job seeker from Thursday:

Dave Lotocki was a successful human resources professional until he got the notice in May; he'd been laid off.

We loved his story because Dave was willing to talk about his initial attempts to hide his situation and how he was finally able to open up and reach out to friends.

He says if you're looking for a job never be afraid to reach out to anyone you know for help.

Dave says he's networking, looking online and is even asking alumni of his college fraternity for help with contacts.

Watch his pitch with Kyra. If you have a job for him you may e-mail him at: lotocki.david@gmail.com

If you want to be part of the pitch get in touch with us here or reach out to us on twitter @KyraCNN.

Tune in to CNN NewsRoom on Thursdays for The 30 Second Pitch.

August 20th, 2009
10:04 AM ET

Lockerbie Bomber Freed

The only man ever convicted in the Lockerbie bombing has been released and allowed to return to Libya on compassionate grounds because he is terminally ill, CNN.com is reporting. What do you think? Our Josh Levs will read some of your responses in the Newsroom.


Filed under: In the Newsroom • Josh Levs • Tony Harris
August 20th, 2009
08:33 AM ET

How Long Do You Want to Live?

The CDC announced yesterday that life expectancy in the U.S. has reached a new high. The average baby born in 2007 (that’s the latest date available) will live to age 78. That’s up 3 months from babies born in 2006.

Our question for you: how long do you want to live?

Post your responses below.


Filed under: Heidi Collins