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Nigeria's leader meets with lost girls' parents

Posted: July 23, 2014 at 3:38 a.m.

Nigeria President, Goodluck Jonathan, third left, greets parents of the kidnapped girls of the Chibok government secondary, in Abuja, Nigeria. Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The Nigerian president met for the first time with parents of 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Islamic extremist captors. Jonathan assured them of his determination that those still in captivity "are brought out alive," presidential spokesman Reuben Abati told reporters after the meeting. (AP Photo)

ABUJA, Nigeria -- President Goodluck Jonathan met for the first time Tuesday with parents of 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Islamic extremist captors.

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