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Thumbs-Up From Rescued Ohio Woman As She Returns Home

Gina DeJesus gives the best thumbs-up ever.

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Wearing a bright green hoodie and escorted by family in a Cleveland police minivan, Gina DeJesus returned home today after being held captive in a basement for ten years. She was quickly whisked inside, but not before gesturing positively to the hoards of media and bystanders on hand to welcome her home. A powerful image.

Cleveland Police


Gina is HOME!

Michael Hayes is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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