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After waiting 34 years, Iran hostages close to getting $2.3 million each

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They were held prisoner for 444 days in Iran and forgotten after a quick hero’s return following President Reagan’s first Inauguration in 1980. Now, just shy of the 34th anniversary of their capture by Islamist militants on Nov. 4, 1979, the American diplomatic hostages and their families are closer than ever to receiving compensation for their ordeal. “They are feeling very positive that this...