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    60 Minutes' Lara Logan Returns to Work 6 Months After Forced Leave of Absence

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    60 Minutes correspondent Lara Logan is back at CBS News, more than six months after she was put on a leave of absence over an inaccurate report about an attack of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans.

    The 43-year-old South African TV reporter has not commented. A CBS News rep confirmed to E! News that Logan has returned to work, without elaborating.

    On Oct. 27, 2013, Logan had anchored a 60 Minutes episode about the 2012 attack, which killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans. The report used information from a security official who said he witnessed it—and penned a book about it. CBS News discovered that he gave a different account of the events to the FBI. Logan later apologized for the faulty report on-air, but a month after it aired, she and a producer were ordered to take a leave of absence.

    MORE: 5 things to know about Lara Logan

    Logan, a mother of two who is often touted for her looks, made headlines in 2011 when she reported being sexually assaulted violently while on assignment in Egypt by a mob celebrating the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.

    Her horrific story, an example of the dangers foreign correspondents—particularly female reporters—face in war zones and other turbulent areas, was detailed on an episode of 60 Minutes.

    "And I thought, when I thought I am going to die here, my next thought was, I can't believe I just let them kill me, that that was as much fight as I had. That I just gave in and I gave up on my children so easily, how could you do that?" she said.

    "I had to fight for them. And that's when I said, 'Okay, it's about staying alive now. I have to just surrender to the sexual assault. What more can they do now? They're inside you everywhere,'" she continued. "So the only thing to fight for, left to fight for, was my life."

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