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Tug of War

CNN reporters take us on-the-ground in Israel to document the escalating conflict and what it means for the rest of the world.

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What It’s Like to Survive Hamas Captivity
Tug of War
Nov 28, 2023

For weeks, Thomas Hand has been pushing for the release of his daughter Emily from Hamas captivity after initially being told she was killed during the October 7th terror attack. On Saturday, Emily was part of a group released from Gaza and finally reunited with her father. In this episode, Thomas speaks to CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward about the conditions Emily faced, her long road to recovery, and why he feels guilty about not being able to help her more.

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