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Wealthy Iraqis Become Kidnap Targets

A wave of kidnappings for ransom is becoming a growing security concern for wealthier Iraqis. Some families have seen loved ones kidnapped more than once. Iraq's interior minister has announced plans to post security guards at schools across the country. NPR's Jacki Lyden reports.

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Longtime listeners recognize Jacki Lyden's voice from her frequent work as a substitute host on NPR. As a journalist who has been with NPR since 1979, Lyden regards herself first and foremost as a storyteller and looks for the distinctive human voice in a huge range of national and international stories.
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