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Hikers Released by Iran Set May Date for Wedding

Two American hikers released from an Iranian prison are planning for a wedding in the spring. Cindy Hickey, the mother of Minnesota native Shane Bauer, says her son will marry Californian Sarah Shourd on May 5 in the San Francisco area.

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Newly Freed Hiker Bauer Back Home in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Shane Bauer is enjoying some quiet family time in Minnesota just two weeks after walking out of an Iranian prison. Bauer arrived this week at his mother's rural home near Pine City with his fiancée, Sarah Shourd. His mother, Cindy Hickey, says the visit has been filled with walks in the country, sing-alongs around the fire and cooking meals together.

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Shourd: ‘Huge Burden’ Lifted After 2 Hikers Freed

Sarah Shourd says a "huge burden" has been lifted now that the two American hikers held with her in Iran have been freed and returned to the U.S. Joshua Fattal and Shane Bauer landed Sunday in New York. They were freed under a $1 million bail deal after more than two years in prison.

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Freed Hikers: Iran Held Us Because We’re American

Two American hikers freed from an Iranian prison after more than two years in captivity say they were held simply because of their nationality. Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer spoke at a news conference Sunday after arriving in New York. Bauer grew up in Onamia. His mother lives in Pine City.

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Freed Hikers Arrive in Oman [VIDEO]

Shane Bauer of Onamia, Minnesota and Josh Fattal were reunited with their families in Oman after they were released from an Iranian prison. The two were imprisoned on charges of spying for more than two years.

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AP Interview – Iran Envoy Sees Release For Americans

Iran's ambassador to Iraq says he expects two Americans held in Iran on espionage charges will be released "very soon." Hassan Dannaie Fir says he doesn't know exactly when Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal will be let go.

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Friends Fast To Mark Iranian Hiker’s Birthday

Supporters of a hiker from suburban Philadelphia being held in Iran are fasting to protest his second straight birthday behind bars. Elkins Park, Pa., resident Josh Fattal turns 29 on Saturday. He and 28-year-old Shane Bauer have been imprisoned in Tehran since July 2009 on espionage charges.

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Moms of US Hikers Held In Iran Start Hunger Strike

The mothers of two American hikers held in Iran on espionage charges say they're starting a hunger strike. Last week, Iranian authorities delayed the trial of Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal without explanation.

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Shourd, Bauer’s Mother Devasted By Trial Delay

Relatives of the two American men held in Iran on espionage charges are upset that their trial did not resume Wednesday. Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were not brought to court as scheduled and their attorney says Iranian officials gave no immediate explanation.

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AP Exclusive: Ali Asks Iran To Free U.S. Hikers

Boxing champ Muhammad Ali is asking Iran to release two American hikers held since 2009 on spy charges. Ali, arguably the most prominent U.S. Muslim, on Wednesday released to The Associated Press a letter he wrote to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in February.

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