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This undated photo provided by Juan Carlos Arévalo shows Katherine Verdery, an American anthropologist and professor. Verdery's memoir "My Life as a Spy: Investigations in a Secret Police File" recounts her experiences doing research in Romania during the Cold War. Years later, she discovered the Romanian government believed she was a spy. The government's file on her was nearly 3,000 pages long, and included images shot by secret cameras and information provided by ordinary people she'd thought of as friends. (Juan Carlos Arévalo via AP)

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