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joan vennochi

After hostage release, John Kerry and Scott Brown compete for credit

A man of God needed help, along with a woman who was taken hostage with him.

Rescuing them was “not a Democratic thing. It’s not a Republican thing. It’s a Kingdom thing,” said the Rev. Matthew K. Thompson, after the Rev. Michel Louis of Dorchester and Lissa Alphonse of Everett, were released by their Egyptian captor on Monday.

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