After 32 months of worrying whether they would ever see him alive again, a Redondo Beach family was elated and exhausted Wednesday, 24 hours after learning their son, author Michael Scott Moore, had been freed by Somali pirates.
Officials in Orange County say that a 26-year-old woman with the mental capacity of a 4-year-old has been found safe.
With an estimated 1.25 million children across southern Somalia in urgent need of life-saving care, UNICEF is calling for help to make saving children’s lives the top priority and to urgently support all efforts to reach children in need.
The daughter of Scott Adam, killed Tuesday by pirates off the coast of Somalia, issued a statement on behalf of her family.
A retired Southland couple who travel around the world distributing Bibles are among four Americans being held hostage by Somali pirates and the U.S. government said Saturday it was assessing possible responses.