Ann Curry (born November 19, 1956) is an American journalist and photojournalist who has been a reporter for more than 30 years, focused on human suffering in war zones and natural disasters. Curry was born in Agaña, Guam, the daughter of Hiroe Nagase and Robert Paul “Bob” Curry. Her parents met when her father, a career navy sailor, worked as a streetcar conductor during the United States occupation of Japan following the Second World War. Although he was transferred out of Japan, he returned two years later to marry Nagase. Curry lived in Japan for several years as a child, attended the Ernest J. King School on the United States Fleet Activities Sasebo naval base in Sasebo, Nagasaki.