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Merrill Newman returns home

Original post made on Dec 7, 2013

Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Alto grandfather who had been detained by North Korean officials since Oct. 26, arrived home on Saturday morning.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, December 7, 2013, 10:44 AM

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Posted by MC
a resident of another community
on Dec 7, 2013 at 10:57 am

This is great news for all concerned. Congratulations.

However, these Breaking News Alerts really should not be pushed out of Palo Alto Online E-Bulletins. These human interest stories affect only the smallest minority of residents and folks interested in PA Online.


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Posted by Amy
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Dec 7, 2013 at 11:20 am

Welcome home Merrill!!


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Posted by Palo Alto resident
a resident of Midtown
on Dec 7, 2013 at 11:40 am

Great news! Welcome back!


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Posted by J. Logan
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Dec 7, 2013 at 12:06 pm

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Posted by Elmer Camino
a resident of Crescent Park
on Dec 7, 2013 at 12:47 pm

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Posted by Nayeli
a resident of Midtown
on Dec 7, 2013 at 2:20 pm

Welcome home, Merrill!


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Posted by Sheesh
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Dec 7, 2013 at 5:41 pm

Thank God, I didn't think he'd make it back alive.


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Posted by Laurel
a resident of College Terrace
on Dec 7, 2013 at 7:53 pm

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Posted by Josh
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Dec 7, 2013 at 7:54 pm

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Posted by Josh
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Dec 7, 2013 at 7:57 pm

Mr Newman, you should of never set foot in North Korea. You are lucky to be home and unhurt. [Post removed.]


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Posted by pearl
a resident of another community
on Dec 9, 2013 at 11:55 am

Why is Anna Eshoo trying to take credit for Newman's release?


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