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Freed Cape native turns thoughts to others held

Thanks liberators for engineering Colombia escape

Thomas 'Randy' Howes with one of his two sons and his wife, Mariana, yesterday at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. Thomas "Randy" Howes with one of his two sons and his wife, Mariana, yesterday at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. (SERGEANT FIRST CLASS DAVE THOMPSON/US ARMY VIA AP)
By Milton J. Valencia
Globe Staff / July 8, 2008

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Thomas "Randy" Howes from Cape Cod and the two other American military contractors who were freed last week from Colombian rebels spoke out for the first time yesterday during a press conference at which, flanked by their families, they thanked their rescuers and prayed for the remaining hostages. (Full article: 428 words)

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