French journalists who escaped Syria return home

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Firefighters and medics carry French wounded journalist Edith Bouvier out of the plane carrying her and French photographer, William Daniels,  after they landed at the Villacoublay military airport outside Paris, Friday, March 2, 2012. Two French journalists who were smuggled out of Syria have arrived in France. Edith Bouvier, who was injured, and William Daniels were caught up in a Syrian government siege of a rebel-held neighborhood in the city of Homs.(AP Photo/Zacharie Scheurer)

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The long and treacherous journey home ended Mar. 2 for two French journalists trapped for nine days in a besieged Syrian city — an experience one called a "non-stop nightmare." After landing outside Paris where the French president and loved ones awaited them, one was carried from the plane on a stretcher, while the other smiled joyfully and punched his fist in the air.

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