Transcript for Bowe Bergdhal's Brutal Captivity Detailed
We're pulling for Tracy Morgan. Lot new information coming out about sergeant Bowe bergdahl. Why he's not ready to speak with his family yet and why his hometown abruptly canceled that celebratory parade. ABC's Linzie Janis has the story. Reporter: New details of the conditions that Bowe bergdahl was subjected to while being held by the Taliban. Confirmed that bergdahl was kept in a cage in the dark befo. For weeks. Possibly months. A senior defense official telling ABC news, it should not be surprising that bergdahl was held in brutal conditions and was abused and beaten. As for his current condition, sources tell ABC news, bergdahl is doing physically well. Going for walks and speaking to staff assigned to him. But he's not yet mentally prepared to speak to family and friends. Bergdahl's next step, longer-term therapy and counseling at a military medical facility in San Antonio before returning home to Idaho. Now, for the first time, we're learning why that town canceled his homecoming celebration. There's been some specific threat e-mails toward the bergdahls. Reporter: Police chief telling ABC news one message hoped that bergdahl would come back with bombs strapped to himself. T bergdahl was taken hostage apparently after walking away from his post. Sources tell ABC news, bergdahl does not know about the controversy surrounding his release. He's not been asked about his alleged deer isation. He doesn't like being called sergeant. A long road to recovery. Thank you. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton is talking about the deal to free bergdahl in an exclusive
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