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Palo Alto resident, 85, being held in North Korea

Original post made on Nov 21, 2013

A Palo Alto man was removed from a plane and is being detained in North Korea, his traveling companion to the country has confirmed.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, November 21, 2013, 10:55 AM

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Posted by Hawkeye
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Nov 21, 2013 at 11:27 am

Hoping for a quick return home for Mr Newman, but hard to feel completely sympathetic. Those State Dept warnings aren't just for kicks. Hopefully others will learn from this.


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Posted by jarhead
a resident of Cuernavaca
on Nov 21, 2013 at 3:00 pm

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Posted by guest
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Nov 22, 2013 at 8:02 am

sadly reminds me of Tom Siebel being attacked by an elephant during an African safari.


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Posted by AllYouCanEat
a resident of Rengstorff Park
on Nov 22, 2013 at 8:15 am

N. Korea... Really? Of all the places he could have gone he chose to North Korea?

You play with matches you just might get burned. Hope he's OK.


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