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Laura Silsby Returns To Boise Area

Laura Silsby, center, of Meridian arrives at the Boise airport today. The missionary was released from a Haitian jail on Monday after being held for over three months accused of trying to take 33 children from Haiti after the deadly January earthquake. Silsby was freed Monday when a judge convicted her but sentenced her to time already served. (AP Photo/The Idaho Statesman, Joe Jaszewski)

  • Joe Jaszewski/Idaho Statesman (via Twitter) does a bang-up job w/camera documenting Silsby’s return to Idaho today. Click here.

INW Headlines: Haiti Frees Laura Silsby

U.S. missionary Laura Silsby, center, leaves a courthouse in Port-au-Prince, earlier today. Silsby, the last of 10 Americans detained while trying to take 33 children out of Haiti following the Jan. 12 earthquake was released after a judge convicted her and sentenced her to the time she had already served in jail. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix) See story below.

Question: How will Laura Silsby be treated by the media, from the Idaho Statesman to Fox News when she returns to the United States?

Rally For Haiti Missionary Silsby Set

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