Wednesday, August 27, 2014
(Boston, MA) -- An American journalist held for nearly two years by Islamic militants is back home tonight. Peter Theo Curtis arrived in Boston Tuesday to be reunited with his mother. Curtis released a statement saying how moved he was by all the people, including complete strangers who welcomed him home. Curtis is believed to had been captured in October 2012 by a Syrian rebel group with ties to al-Qaeda. Curtis' release came just five days after ISIS terrorists posted a video showing the beheading of American journalist James Foley.