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Captive Amanda Lindhout begged mother to pay ransom after severe beating

  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 22:33

After a year in captivity, Amanda Lindhout begged her mother during a frantic phone call to quickly come up with a hefty ransom because her Somalian abductors had started to torture her. In a recording of the September 2009 call played in court Wednesday, Lindhout told her mother, Lorinda Stewart, that she had been beaten while her legs and hands were tied.

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