Captive Americans, Families Grateful for Years of U.S. Efforts to Free Them From Iran

January 19, 2016 2:03 AM

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Captive Americans, Families Grateful for Years of U.S. Efforts to Free Them From Iran

Joyous relatives and friends of three of the Americans released from captivity in Iran effusively thanked supporters and the U.S. government for securing their freedom as details emerged Monday that they were in relatively good condition.

"It's surreal. It's unbelievable," Nagmeh Abedini, the wife of Saeed Abedini of Boise, Idaho, told NBC station KTVB. "I woke up my kids at 7:30 and told them Daddy's coming home, [and] they were jumping up and down and excited."

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