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House Resolution Supports Release of Western New York Man Detained by Taliban

Wednesday, June 12th 2024, 5:32 PM EDT

By Rachel Knapp

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The US House of Representatives approved a bipartisan resolution calling on the Taliban to release Ryan Corbett. Corbett is a husband and a father from Western New York. He’s been held by the Taliban since August 2022.We spoke with Corbett's family about this about the resolution and the latest on his release.  


“I had my eighth call with him this last Sunday and it lasted only six minutes but it was hard, he told me I wouldn't recognize him,” said Anna Corbett, Ryan’s wife.  


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