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Despite horror, Ala. child hostage seems OK

Dale County Sheriff Wally Olsen answers questions from the media about the close of the hostage crisis during a news conference Monday in Midland City, Ala. Authorities stormed an underground bunker Monday in Midland City, freeing the 5-year-old boy and leaving his captor dead after a week of fruitless negotiations that left authorities convinced the child was in imminent danger.
Dale County Sheriff Wally Olsen answers questions from the media about the close of the hostage crisis during a news conference Monday in Midland City, Ala. Authorities stormed an underground bunker Monday in Midland City, freeing the 5-year-old boy and leaving his captor dead after a week of fruitless negotiations that left authorities convinced the child was in imminent danger.

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