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Freed journalist's 'surprise' at release

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Two US reporters freed from detention in North Korea have had an emotional reunion with their families in Los Angeles.

Laura Ling and Euna Lee were pardoned after former US President Bill Clinton visited Pyongyang.

Speaking on behalf of both journalists, Laura Ling described their surprise and relief at being taken to a meeting in North Korea to find Mr Clinton standing in the room.

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