Who is return home

The release of the five Americans detained “was amazing, very emotional,” Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Roger Carstens told CNN, adding, “I probably haven’t cried this much since I was a little kid.” Carstens, who was on the plane that returned the newly freed Americans, said on told CNN This Morning that he was struck watching the families embrace and speak to one another without being surveilled by the government for the first time in years. Some of the family members had not seen their detained loved ones in as long as eight years, he added.