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Journalist Theo Padnos On His 2-Year Capitivity In Syria14:00
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In this photo taken Aug. 30, 2016, Theo Padnos poses at the family's house in remote Reading, Vermont. (Jim Cole/AP)
In this photo taken Aug. 30, 2016, Theo Padnos poses at the family's house in remote Reading, Vermont. (Jim Cole/AP)
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Theo Padnos was a self-described "homeless journalist" when he decided to cross the Turkey-Syria border in 2012. He was trying to find a story that he could sell to editors back in the United States. But he was captured by an al-Qaida affiliated group almost immediately. He was held captive for almost two years before the government of Qatar helped negotiate his release.

Now, Padnos has made a documentary about the experience. It's called,"Theo Who Lived."

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Theo Padnos, journalist who was released by the al-Nusra front in 2014, after two years of captivity.

This article was originally published on September 30, 2016.

This segment aired on September 30, 2016.

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