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Roy Hallums Free!
CNN | 9/7/2005 | CNN

Posted on 09/07/2005 8:33:00 AM PDT by eraser2005

CNN is reporting that Roy Hallums, an American contractor kidnapped in Iraq on 11/1/2004, has been freed. Details to follow....


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: hallums; hostage; hostages; iraq; royhallums
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Good news... waiting for details....
1 posted on 09/07/2005 8:33:05 AM PDT by eraser2005
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To: eraser2005

Good news bump. I'm ashamed to say I'd forgotten about him.


2 posted on 09/07/2005 8:33:56 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim (Now that taglines are cool, I refuse to have one.)
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To: eraser2005

Good news. Can you ping me when you get more? Thanks.


3 posted on 09/07/2005 8:34:06 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Islam is not a religion, but rather a means of world conquest" - ALAN BURKHART.COM)
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To: eraser2005

Thank you, Lord.


4 posted on 09/07/2005 8:35:01 AM PDT by Bahbah (Tim Russert is a poopy-head)
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To: eraser2005
Woo Hoo, somebody get that man a beer and a great big hamburger!
5 posted on 09/07/2005 8:37:04 AM PDT by McGruff (Woof!)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Wasn't just you. the media has never covered his kidnapping, only to say the DOD can confirm he is missing.


6 posted on 09/07/2005 8:37:05 AM PDT by kendu
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To: eraser2005
Excellent!!

Roy Hallums - The American Hostage in Iraq

This is Hallums's daughter's website.
It confirms your post but there is nothing more than this:

Roy IS FREE!!!!!! 9/7/05

7 posted on 09/07/2005 8:37:53 AM PDT by Constitution Day (Emphatically eschew exclamatory excess.)
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To: eraser2005

WONDERFUL NEWS


8 posted on 09/07/2005 8:38:43 AM PDT by OldFriend (MAJ. TAMMY DUCKWORTH ~ A NATIONAL TREASURE)
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To: eraser2005
I have notice that things appear to be moving along better in Iraq now that the media is focused on evil federal government's non-responsive action after that attack of mother nature.
9 posted on 09/07/2005 8:41:10 AM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: eraser2005

Praise God above BUMP!!


10 posted on 09/07/2005 8:42:30 AM PDT by conservativecorner
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To: eraser2005

Great news!!! The media and libs will be very sad to hear this good news.


11 posted on 09/07/2005 8:44:19 AM PDT by frankjr
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To: eraser2005

Rescued by U.S. Military!!!!! (per Fox)


12 posted on 09/07/2005 8:44:39 AM PDT by frankjr
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To: frankjr

where?


13 posted on 09/07/2005 8:45:25 AM PDT by bnelson44 (Scouts Up! http://www.scouting.org/media/katrina/unithelp.html)
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To: eraser2005

Great news!


14 posted on 09/07/2005 8:45:44 AM PDT by TBarnett34 (Hillary Clinton IS the Great Satan.)
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To: eraser2005

****Report: U.S. Contractor Abducted In Iraq Rescued By U.S. Troops****

http://www.kcra.com/nationalnews/4943941/detail.html

POSTED: 8:31 am PDT September 7, 2005
UPDATED: 8:38 am PDT September 7, 2005

A U.S. contractor who has been held captive in Iraq since 2004 has been rescued by U.S. troops, according to CNN. Roy Hallums has been in captivity since Nov. 1, 2004.

Roy Hallums' ex-wife, Susan Hallums, said she spoke with the father of her children Wednesday morning and that he was free and alive. She said he is free, after being held for more than 300 days.

"I believe all things are possible if you believe," Susan said.

She said she hopes the reunion with Roy will be this weekend.


15 posted on 09/07/2005 8:46:49 AM PDT by Constitution Day (Emphatically eschew exclamatory excess.)
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To: frankjr

The conspiracy will be: "Bush left this guy in captivity until he needed to distract us from all the poor black people he murdered in New Orleans."


16 posted on 09/07/2005 8:47:26 AM PDT by cripplecreek (If you must obey your party, may your chains rest lightly upon your shoulders.)
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To: bnelson44

The Fox News newsgal/newsperson was reading from some sort of Los Angeles media source. It was on 2 minutes ago. I will check Yahoo.


17 posted on 09/07/2005 8:48:01 AM PDT by frankjr
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To: Tijeras_Slim
I'm ashamed to say I'd forgotten about him.

Same goes for me. Sorry, Roy.

18 posted on 09/07/2005 8:48:03 AM PDT by Semper911 (Nagin = Mayor Culpa)
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To: cripplecreek
The conspiracy will be: "Bush left this guy in captivity until he needed to distract us from all the poor black people he murdered in New Orleans."

Not far enough

To distract us from Roberts to distract us from Rhenquist to distract us from Katrina to distract us from Sheehan to distract us from CIA leaker Rove to distract us from Downing Street Memos to distract us from the stolen election to distract us from no wmd's.......

19 posted on 09/07/2005 8:52:12 AM PDT by eyespysomething (Quid quid latine dictum sit, altum videtur)
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To: eraser2005
Here is the story about the kidnapped contractor Found it on Foxnews.com

BAGHDAD, Iraq — American contractor Roy Hallums (search), who was taken hostage last November in Iraq, has been released, his ex-wife said Wednesday.

"I can confirm he's been released," Susan Hallums, 53, told The Associated Press by telephone. "Considering what he's been through, I understand he's in good condition."

Hallums, a 57-year-old worker for a Saudi company that does catering for the Iraqi army, was seized Nov. 1 along with two other foreigners after a gunbattle in the upscale Mansour neighborhood. An Iraqi guard and one attacker were killed.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,168656,00.html
20 posted on 09/07/2005 8:57:58 AM PDT by stan_25 (If you canít run with the big dogs, stay on the porch)
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