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POW Families

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Tears and laughter for the families of seven captured U.S. troops, as emotions overflow at the news of their rescue and release in Iraq.

Ronald Young says seeing his son on a choppy CNN video feels like winning the World Series.

Speaking in Spanish, Maria De La Luz Hernandez said she felt like the overwhelming joy at the release of her son was going to give her a heart attack.

At other homes of POW families, friends and relatives crowded in, shook hands and hugged.

The Pentagon says the six men and one woman are all those formally listed as POWs. They include five from the Army's 507th Maintenance Company, and two downed Apache helicopter pilots.

The family of rescued POW Jessica Lynch says the latest release answers millions of prayers.


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