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  • Peter Theo Curtis walks toward reporters to read a statement outside his mother's home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Aug. 27, 2014. 
  • Peter Theo Curtis meets with reporters outside his mother's home in Cambridge, Massachusetts,  Aug. 27, 2014. 
  • Peter Theo Curtis, 45, stands outside his mother's home in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Curtis spent two years as a captive of al-Nusra Front, an affiliate of al-Qaida in Syria,  Aug. 27, 2014.
  • Peter Theo Curtis, who was released on Sunday, Aug. 24  after spending two years as a captive of insurgents in Syria, stands outside his mother's home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Aug. 27, 2014.
  • Viva Hardigg, cousin of American journalist Peter Theo Curtis, talks to reporters outside the home of Curtis' mother in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Aug. 25, 2014.
  • Nancy Curtis, mother of American journalist Peter Theo Curtis, briefly answers reporters' questions outside her home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Aug. 25, 2014.
  • This image, taken from undated video obtained by The Associated Press, is believed to be Peter Theo Curtis, a U.S. citizen held hostage by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria, as he delivers a statement.

US Journalist Kidnapped in Syria Returns Home

Published August 27, 2014