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Freed Hostages Welcomed Home in Italy

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Freed Hostages Welcomed Home in Italy

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Freed Hostages Welcomed Home in Italy

Freed Hostages Welcomed Home in Italy

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Two female Italian hostages seized in Baghdad return home, with Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi leading the welcome party. Simona Pari And Simona Torretta arrived in Italy as national heroes, following a three-week long kidnapping that stunned the country. Hear NPR's Sylvia Poggioli.

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