Islamic State hostage's family still hopeful she is alive

February 8, 2015 9:24 PM

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PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — The parents of a 26-year-old American who has been held hostage for more than a year by Islamic State extremists were clinging to hope Sunday that their daughter is alive, having yet to receive information confirming otherwise.

Family friend Todd Geiler said that the parents of Kayla Jean Mueller of Prescott, Arizona, are in a very "fragile state."

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