AP PHOTO: Mom's Appeal to Save Japanese Hostage

January 23, 2015 12:26 PM

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Junko Ishido shook and struggled to hold back tears as she talked about her hostage son, while camera shutters whirred.

"Time is running out. Please, Japanese government, save my son's life," she said Friday to a packed room of journalists, at times wiping her tears with a white handkerchief. In Japanese fashion, she apologized repeatedly for "all the trouble" her son, Kenji Goto, was causing the country and its peop...

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