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Appearing at a news conference in New York on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, are (from left) Sarah Shourd; Cindy Hickey, mother of Shane Bauer; Laura Fattal, mother of Josh Fattal; and Nora Shourd, Ms. Shourd's mother. Ms. Shourd was held in Iran for more than 13 months after she, Mr. Bauer and Mr. Fattal were arrested near the Iraq-Iran border for spying. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)
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Appearing at a news conference in New York on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, are (from left) Sarah Shourd; Cindy Hickey, mother of Shane Bauer; Laura Fattal, mother of Josh Fattal; and Nora Shourd, Ms. Shourd's mother. Ms. Shourd was held in Iran for more than 13 months after she, Mr. Bauer and Mr. Fattal were arrested near the Iraq-Iran border for spying. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)

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