Dad of freed US reporter praises his son for wanting to 'bear witness' despite Syrian danger

  • by: ELAINE GANLEY , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 25, 2014 - 6:55 PM

JOINVILLE-LE-PONT, France — The overjoyed father of the American journalist freed by Islamic militants said Monday that his son and others who venture into dangerous lands like Syria deserve praise for wanting to "bear witness ... tell the truth about what's going on."

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