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Getting to Know My Father's Kidnapper

Sulome Anderson's father Terry Anderson, was taken hostage while reporting from Beirut in 1985. Now a journalist herself, Sulome explains how she met her father's captor.

Sulome Anderson was born in 1985 three months after her father, Terry Anderson, was kidnapped while reporting from Beirut. He wouldn't be released until she was six. Now a journalist herself, Sulome experienced a remarkable coincidence when a seemingly routine interview turned out to be the start of a surprising relationship with her father's captor. She's written a book called The Hostage's Daughter.

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(Photo: Sulome Anderson. Credit: Max Gordon)

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