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Born in New Jersey and raised in North Dakota, Roxana Saberi had been living in Tehran and working as an Iranian-American journalist for nearly 6 years when her arrest made national headlines. She joins Kojo to talk about her life, her work, experience with her captors and cellmates, and help shed light on US-Iran relations.
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