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July 30th, 2010
11:44 AM ET

Moms work for hikers' release

A year ago today Sarah Shourd, one of the American hikers detained in Iran e-mailed this to her mother:

"Hello sweetness, so, we're traveling. Actually, we're in northern Iraq! It's totally safe. The Kurds in this area have been pro-American since 1991. No single American has ever been hurt on Kurdish territory.So, don't worry. Tonight we're going camping. I love you. Love Sarah."

For nearly a year her mother and the mothers of the two other detained hikers have been worrying and today, they'll be be leading a protest outside of the Iranian mission to the UN demanding their release- and
Cindy Hicky, mother of Shane Bauer, Nora Shourd, mother of Sarah and Laura Fattal, mother of Josh joined CNN's American Morning Friday.

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