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Husband and wife waking up to the first full day of freedom after Somali pirates held them hostage for more than a solid year.
In October of last year the pirates kidnapped Paul and Rachel Chandler nearly 600 miles from Somalia.
While they were on -- -- between Tanzania.
And the Seychelles islands the pirates initially asked for seven million dollars in ransom money.
Get to that ransom in a moment because it's crucial here first here's Rachel on finally being -- It wouldn't.
Everyday people unfortunately they also just found out Paul's father.
Died while they were hostages.
Fox which of course my son is with -- -- that it it issue most prominently for many people was this idea of ransom what happened with ransom money.
Well as far as we know -- a ransom the walls actually paid but it was nowhere near that seven million dollars that the pirates were initially looking full.
The reports say that the actual ransom was closer to around 750000.
Dollars in total paid -- installments and actually thought John was would be released.
Off to the first install what was paid back in June but the pirates apparently remained on that deal.
-- who -- -- the British government -- -- it was nothing to do with them whatsoever it appears to be a combination of the Chandler's family and friends and some Somali expatriates living in London the British government says it paid nothing.
Paid nothing all right so what now for the chambers the child is now -- currently staying at the Arab residents of the British ambassador.
To Kenya that is in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.
We are told that they likely to head back to Britain tomorrow then that they have to go about piecing their lives back together.
Dealing with the death of -- Child -- father who died while he was being held.
And they also have to simply try to get themselves back together these -- to -- -- to people in -- late fifties and had 388.
Days in captivity while and they were very high profile hostages or.
Taken by pirates but there are many others out there are many others -- did -- estimated right now to the Somali pirates are holding something like.
And twenty vessels in total and remember when they get ransoms for these vessels which they frequently do they getting a lot more than the 750000.
They paid apparently they were paid for the child as they get millions of dollars every time they -- one of those vessels back so -- look is of the issue.
A Somali pirates is going away any time since -- -- sound like Jonathan thank you.
A woman from --
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