Iran Hostages: An End to the Long Ordeal

Flying yellow ribbons coast to coast, a jubilant U.S. hails the hostages

Flying yellow ribbons coast to coast, a jubilant U.S. hails the hostages

America's joy pealed from church belfries, rippled from flag staffs and wrapped itself in a million miles of yellow ribbon, tied around trees, car antennas and even the 32-story Foshay Tower in Minneapolis. Barbara Deffley, wife of the Methodist minister in Holmer, Ill., rang the church bell 444 times, once for each day of captivity. "At about 200 pulls, I thought I'd never make it," she gasped. "Then at about 300 pulls, I got my second wind...

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