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Pastor Saeed and Four Other American Prisoners have been Released

The U.S. confirms Pastor Saeed and three other Americans, including Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian were  released on Friday as part of a prison swap. A fifth American, Matthew Trevithick who was recently detained was also released but was not a part of the swap.

The deal comes more than a year after secret negotiations. Some news outlets have reported the U.S. freed four Iranian prisoners and others reported seven as part of the prisoner swap deal.

As of 11:15 a.m. ET the Americans had not yet left Iran

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Giannine Grace Commodore is a writer, photographer, outdoor explorer and the senior editor for GrowTheHeckUp. Most importantly, she’s a Mom to 7, striving to promote virtue, modesty, & healthy Christ-centered relationships.

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