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American journalist Jill Carroll, show in this image from a CNN video, talks to the media after she was released her on March 30, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq. Carroll was held hostage for three months, but said she was treated well. (UPI Photo/CNN).**JAPAN OUT**
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Christian Science Monitor reporter (2002–2006),

Jill Carroll (born October 6, 1977) is an American former journalist (now working as a firefighter) who was kidnapped and ultimately released in Iraq. Carroll was a reporter for the Christian Science Monitor at the time of her kidnapping. After finishing a fellowship at Harvard University's Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy she returned to work for the Monitor. After her release, Carroll wrote a series of articles on her recollection of her experiences in Iraq.

Carroll became an international cause célèbre when she was kidnapped in Baghdad on January 7, 2006. Carroll was freed on March 30, 2006.

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