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Ex-Hostage Leads Soldiers to Captors; Wife Thankful

Thomas Hamill, the civilian who escaped his captors near Tikrit after three months as a hostage, led soldiers to the house where he had been held; two men there were taken into custody. Hamill's wife, Kellie, said after learning of her 43-year-old husband's freedom, she felt "wonderful." Hear NPR's Craig Windham.

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Craig Windham
Craig Windham was a reporter and newscaster for NPR News. He passed away on February 28, 2016.
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