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Family of Abigail Hernandez describes ‘violent’ abduction

The family of New Hampshire teenager Abigail Hernandez has released the first details of her nine-month disappearance, saying that she “was violently abducted by a stranger.”

In the statement posted Tuesday afternoon on a website set up during the search for Hernandez, Michael Coyne, an attorney representing the teenager and her mother, Zenya Hernandez, said it was “miraculous” that she survived her long months of captivity.

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