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Gary Mailloux prepares puts up a welcome-home wreath at the house of Reza and Akiko Saberi in north Fargo Monday after it was announced that their daughter Roxana was released from an Iranian prison

Friends, supporters relieved to hear of Saberi's release

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For Roxana Saberi's friends and supporters, elation set in after stints of incredulity Monday morning.

Following months of setbacks and disappointment, the news of the Fargo journalist's abrupt release from prison in Iran seemed "too good to be true," said Margo Melnicove, Saberi's one-time National Public Radio mentor.


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