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Despite horror, Ala. child hostage seems OK

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT
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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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