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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 w…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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