CLEVELAND – Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus were honored Tuesday evening at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s HOPE Awards in Washington, D.C.
Berry and DeJesus were rescued one year ago today from their decade-long captivity on Seymour Avenue.
The pair expressed their gratefulness of being presented with the 2014 HOPE award.
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