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Bauer Remains in Iranian Custody; Family Speaks [Full Interview]

Thursday, August 20th, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Minnesota native Shane Bauer remains in custody in Iran after accidentally crossing the border four weeks ago.  Bauer’s mother Cindy Hickey lives in Pine City.  His sister, Shannon, is a graduate of Pine City High School.  She spoke to ABC’s Good Morning America about her brother, Thursday.

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Complete interview with GMA’s Diane Sawyer:

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Watch the entire interview here

Bauer, who is a freelance journalist and photographer, is fluent in Arabic.  He has spent most of the past six years working in the Middle East and North Africa.  Bauer’s work has been published in the L.A. Times, San Francisco Chronicles, and other papers abroad.

The other hikers are identified as Joshua Fattal and Sarah Shourd.

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