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A Personal Look Back at the Iranian Hostage Crisis

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A Personal Look Back at the Iranian Hostage Crisis

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A Personal Look Back at the Iranian Hostage Crisis

A Personal Look Back at the Iranian Hostage Crisis

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Iranian-American Firoozeh Dumas was a teenager living in Southern California at the time when the Iranian revolution happened, and the hostage crisis changed her life.

A few weeks ago, she met one of the former hostages. Kathryn Koob had been a cultural officer at the United States Embassy in Tehran.

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