Kidnapped American Journalist's Parents Plea for His Release

James Foley, 39, is believed to have been captured in northern Syria.
1:50 | 01/03/13

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As you know. -- you might imagine we don't want to negatively influence the ongoing search for Jim. And so we cannot comment in detail except to say -- would gravely concerned about -- health and welfare and safety. We miss him terribly. He's in our thoughts and prays every day. We're committed do everything within our ability to secure his safe release. And this is our only priority. Jim is an objective reporter. Who's been working as a freelance journalist in Syria for over year. He's passionate about giving life to stories of people within conflict areas. We are grateful to the Syrian people into all those others who are helping. Who were helping us work through these human the captain's. It's Jim's father -- -- I appealed to people who have Jim. Let us know where you. Can help us -- -- secure his release. And they give us some information terms of his. Is is -- -- health. We'd like them to contact us if we can begin to work with him. In terms of helping moving forward -- released. Jim will know how to contact us. I ask you compare I ask -- -- for your compassion. -- Jeanne quick release. And we just pray that he could --

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