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'He is suffering greatly' | Louisville couple speaks out as Taliban holds son hostage for nearly 18 months

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Ryan Corbett has been held captive by the Taliban for nearly a year and a half, suffering in a 9 foot by 9 foot cell.

For his father Drue Corbett, hobbies that were once a form of release no longer have meaning. He puts together violins, each one taking about a year to make. He was hopeful that by the time he was done with his latest project, he'd see his son again.

"When he didn't get out, I took this part here, and I put ebony black on that," Drue Corbett said as he showed the violin. "I'm like there's a dark spot, but in the end the dark spot's pretty beautiful."


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