John McCarthy

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As a news journalist in the late 1980s John McCarthy’s career was abruptly cut short when, aged 29, he was captured by militiamen in Lebanon who held him captive for five and a half years.  

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Sunday, 24 February 2013

As a news journalist in the late 1980s John McCarthy’s career was abruptly cut short when, aged 29, he was captured by militiamen in Lebanon who held him captive for five and a half years.  

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