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the state of being a slave

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The offspring of such animals are allowed to remain in captivity until their death, but they must ensure that they do not continue to grow or grow.
ISLAMABAD -- The American-Canadian family that was freed from Taliban captivity by Pakistan Army boarded a flight to Canada on Friday American Caitlan Coleman, her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle and their three children left for Canada on Pakistan International Airlines flight PK785 via UK, the sources said.
Download Pakistan Says CanadianAmerican Family Freed From Taliban Captivity NNA - The Pakistani military says it has rescued a North American family of five who was being held hostage for nearly five years.
Bataan Survivor: A POW's Account of Japanese Captivity in World War II is the personal, firsthand account of Colonel David L.
After more than three months in captivity, kidnap victim Elmer Ybanez Romoc was released by his Abu Sayyaf captors in Jolo, Sulu, on Monday.
But it hasn't been clear what about captivity drives these problems.
He describes in excruciating detail his combat experiences, capture, forced march on the Ho Chi Minh Trail, and his years of captivity in the POW camp known as oHanoi Hilton.
From the first day of his captivity, Schaefer was singled out for special attention because he was the senior-ranking military officer, accused of running a "nest of spies.
LAHORE -- A day after re-joining his family following a three years of captivity, Ali Haider Gilani, the son of former Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani, made public appearance at his home in Lahore.
Assistant Political Agent Upper Karam said that Sajid Hussain, who was among the four tribesmen kidnapped from th Sherino Chappar area in Paktia province in Afghanistan on March 12, has reached after he slipped from the captivity of his kidnappers.
TORTURED by ISIS while in captivity for 13 months, Danish photo journalist Daniel Rye Ottosen recalled Jihadi John as his tormentor but says the experience taught him how to overcome fear.
Explain in your own words why animals that don't get along in the wild can become companions in captivity.
Significant differences were also observed between the groups in regard to the period of time spent in captivity until death, hematocrit and total plasma proteins upon admission to the center, and body mass gain during the period in captivity.
In fact, Captivity turns out to be just the oppositea sprawling (more than 800 pages), picturesque, old-fashioned historical novel about the Roman Empire, in the showy tradition of Ben Hur and I, Claudius.
Captivity is an exciting and engrossing historical epic that richly rewards the reader.