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A man who held up a bank demanding his own money becomes an unlikely hero

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Many in Lebanon can't access their life savings because of the economic crisis. A hostage-taker in Beirut surrendered in exchange for some of his funds, which he needed for his father's medical bills.
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Lebanese citizens celebrate a hostage taker, who tried to recover his bank savings

Lebanese citizens celebrate a hostage taker, who tried to recover his bank savings

1 month ago   |   By NPR

When he could not get his savings, a man in Beirut held hostages at a bank and threatened to set himself on fire. Many frustrated by Lebanon's deep economic crisis consider him a hero.
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