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Cleveland - May 7, 2013

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Cleveland - May 6, 2013

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STILL of two of three girls

VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:

THESE ARE THE THREE BROTHERS ARRESTED IN CLEVELAND ... AUTHORITIES BELIEVE RESPONSIBLE FOR HOLDING CAPTIVE THREE WOMEN FOR YEARS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD ... IN THAT HOUSE. THE WOMEN ... NOW FOUND.

SOUNDBITE: Steve Anthony / FBI Special Agent in Charge

"Prayers have finally been answered. The nightmare is over."

ONE OF THE MEN ... FORMER SCHOOL BUS DRIVER ARIEL CASTRO ... OWNED THE HOME.

THE DISCOVERY OF THE WOMEN STARTED WITH A 9-1-1 CALL BY ONE OF THEM ... AMANDA BERRY.

(NATS OF CALL)

SHE IS SEEN HERE ON THE RIGHT HUGGING HER SISTER IN THE HOSPITAL ... AFTER BEING RESCUED. AUTHORITIES THINK BERRY AND GINA DEJESUS ... AND MICHELLE KNIGHT WERE HELD THERE SINCE THEIR TEENS OR EARLY 20S. POLICE ARE NOT SAYING IF THEY WERE TIED UP ... OR SEXUALLY ASSAULTED.

SOUNDBITE: Steve Anthony / FBI Special Agent in Charge

"These three young ladies have provided us with the ultimate definition of survival and perseverance. The healing can now begin."

ALSO FOUND IN THE HOUSE ... A 6-YEAR-OLD BELIEVED TO BE BERRY'S DAUGHTER.

THE WOMEN APPEAR TO BE IN GOOD HEALTH ... TAKEN TO A HOSPITAL ... AND REUNITED WITH RELATIVES.

SOUNDBITE: Sandra Ruiz / Aunt of Gina DeJesus

"These girls, these women, are so strong, stronger than I am. I will tell you that much. And they all have a positive attitude."

NOW OUTSIDE THE DEJESUS HOME ... BALLOONS AND BANNERS.

POLICE HAD BEEN TO THE CASTRO HOME ON SEYMOUR AVENUE TWICE IN 15 YEARS ... BUT NEVER ABOUT ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY INSIDE. INVESTIGATORS ARE NOW PIECING TOGETHER HOW THE WOMEN WERE ABDUCTED AND HIDDEN FOR SO LONG ... IN A PLACE JUST A FEW MILES FROM WHERE THEY SEPARATELY *VANISHED.*

LEE POWELL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

 

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