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Journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., responds to an interviewer, in Boston, Friday. (AP)
Journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., responds to an interviewer, in Boston, Friday. (AP)

James Foley, a contributor to Boston-based GlobalPost and a New Hampshire native, was released last week following six months in the hands of Gadhafi forces.

It was a trying time for Foley and for his New Hampshire family, who worked tirelessly to bring him back. His mother Diane kept a stiff upper lip when she appeared on our program.

"This decision to go to Libya on his own was undoubtedly his more dangerous one, however, Jim is very passionate that these conflict stories need to be known," Diane Foley told Radio Boston.

And now, Foley is back home. He speaks with Radio Boston's Anthony Brooks about his harrowing ordeal.

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This segment aired on May 27, 2011.

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