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  Nahoko Takato 27 September 2004  
The first woman held hostage in Iraq talks about her ordeal

In April this year, Nahoka Takato was the first foreign woman held hostage in Iraq where she had been working as an aid worker. 

In her first interview with the Western media, she talks to Jenni about her terrifying experience and what she feels about it now. 

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