This call may be save your life

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A journalist gets a disturbing tip. She's given a phone number that supposedly belongs to a group of refugees being held hostage in the Sinai desert. She dials the number, and soon dozens of strangers are begging her to rescue them. How can she ignore them?

Learn more or listen again to this week's episode, which originally aired August 10, 2013.

Photo: Meron on the phone with a torture victim. (Meron Estefanos / Trabelsi Productions)



Ira Glass