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A poignant tale from ex-Marine held in Mexico, but not the whole story
A poignant tale from ex-Marine held in Mexico, but not the whole story

Andrew Tahmooressi, the former Marine sergeant who spent seven months imprisoned in Mexico, will spend a quiet Veterans Day at home with his family in Florida. He was released by a Mexican federal judge on Oct. 31, after a finding by both defense and prosecution psychiatrists that he suffered from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and that it should be treated in the U.S. It’s not clear if this was the result of a change in strategy on the part of Tahmooressi's Mexican attorney, Fernando Benitez, or political pressure applied by American elected officials, who actively pressed for Tahmooressi’s release, even holding a congressional hearing where talk show host Montel...

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