Family: Peter Theo Curtis Reunited With Mother in Boston

By Joe Gullo

Published 08/26 2014 10:23PM

Updated 08/27 2014 06:18PM

BOSTON - According to a statement by Peter Theo Curtis' family, Theo was reunited with his mother in Boston Tuesday evening.

Curtis,45, was released by Syrian militants after being held captive 22 months.

The family says Curtis flew from Tel Aviv and arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport Tuesday afternoon. He then arrived at Boston Logan International Airport to be reunited with his mother Tuesday night.

“I am also deeply indebted to the U.S. officials who have worked on my case. I especially want to thank the government of Qatar for intervening on my behalf.” Theo’s mother, Nancy, said. "I am overwhelmed with relief that this day has come and my son is standing beside me. But this is a sober occasion because of the events of the past week. My heart goes out to the other families who are suffering.”

Theo is an American writer and journalist.

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