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Parents hear from daughter jailed in Iran

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FARGO - The father of Fargo journalist Roxana Saberi finally got to hear his daughter's voice.

The much-awaited call from a tearful Roxana came at 1:30 a.m. Monday. But it was "very short," lasting barely two minutes, Reza Saberi said Tuesday.


"She just said she loves us," he said from his north Fargo home. "But she said, psychologically, it's really hard to be in prison. It sounds like she's under great pressure."

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