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WJLA, November 27, 2011

American students released from captivity in Egypt arrive home

Three American college students, detained for several days in Egypt as deadly protests swept Cairo, have flown home to freedom. Georgetown student Derrik Sweeney, 19,  described an ordeal so terrifying he wasn't sure he would survive it.

Luke Gates and his parents

Luke Gates, 21, center, is hugged by his father Bill Gates, left, and mother Sharon after arriving at Indianapolis International Airport in Indianapolis, Sunday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)