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U.S. mom, 76, rescued from Cairo apartment

Mary Thornberry was rescued Friday night from her apartment building near Cairo’s Tahrir Square, where she had been holed up during the protests. The 76-year-old retired American nurse, who had been fending off rioters with a rolling pin and a knife, was freed during a lull in the fighting. She spoke to TODAY’s Lester Holt over the phone from the Cairo airport, where she spent the night and is
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