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On Jan. 7, Jill Carroll, a University of Massachusetts at Amherst graduate and freelance reporter working for the Christian Science Monitor, was kidnapped in Iraq in a bloody ambush that killed her translator. Her captors threatened to kill her unless the United States freed some female Iraqi prisoners. Eighty-two days later, Carroll was released unharmed and shortly thereafter returned to the United States. <img src='http://cache.boston.com/bonzai-fba/File-Based_Image_Resource/dingbat_arrow_icon.gif' alt='' title='' height='9' width='4' border='0' /> Read the story
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Captured Monitor reporter released
On Jan. 7, Jill Carroll, a University of Massachusetts at Amherst graduate and freelance reporter working for the Christian Science Monitor, was kidnapped in Iraq in a bloody ambush that killed her translator. Her captors threatened to kill her unless the United States freed some female Iraqi prisoners. Eighty-two days later, Carroll was released unharmed and shortly thereafter returned to the United States.
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