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Sarah Shourd (right) embraces her mother, Nora Shourd, upon Sarah Shourd's arrival at the royal airport in Muscat, Oman, on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, after leaving Tehran.  (AP Photo/Sultan al-Hasani)
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Sarah Shourd (right) embraces her mother, Nora Shourd, upon Sarah Shourd's arrival at the royal airport in Muscat, Oman, on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, after leaving Tehran. (AP Photo/Sultan al-Hasani)

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