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John McCarthy
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Born in Barnet, London
Born on 27th of November 1956

Born 1956 - English journalist.

Educated at Hull University. Became freelance journalist. Abducted in Lebanon by the revolutionary fundamentalist group Islamic Jihad. Held hostage for 1,943 days. Wrote Some Other Rainbow (1993) with Jill Morrell.

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