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Elizabethton family of Amanda Berry celebrates her rescue from captivity in Cleveland

JOHN THOMPSON • May 7, 2013 at 10:26 PM

ELIZABETHTON — Ten years of worry and anguish in the Berry household has given way to joy and happiness when the family learned that family member Amanda Berry was safe and sound after escaping 10 years of captivity.

Amanda was rescued in Cleveland on Monday. She was kidnapped the day before she turned 17. Although she lived in Ohio, she had always maintained close contact with the side of her family in Elizabethton, including her grandmother and grandfather.

Crystal Milton said she was only two years older than her cousin Amanda and they had always been close.

Read the full story on the Johnson City Press website.

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