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Aid worker rescued by Navy Seals described as devout, driven

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 | 4:56 p.m. CST; updated 7:59 p.m. CST, Wednesday, January 25, 2012

PHILADELPHIA — An American aid worker rescued by Navy SEALs in Somalia was a student leader at her Christian grade school, attended a religious college in suburban Philadelphia and "fell in love with Africa" while student teaching in Nairobi.

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