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Three rescued from Cleveland basement after nearly 10 years in captivity

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"Help me, I'm Amanda Berry."

With one frantic 911 call on Monday evening, three women missing for years were found in a Cleveland house where they had been held against their will, police in Ohio said.

"I've been kidnapped," Berry, who disappeared a decade ago, told the dispatcher. "I've been missing for 10 years and I'm out here. I'm free now."

Berry and two other women, Gina DeJesus and Michele Knight, went missing between 2000 and 2004 in separate incidents.

The women were all between the ages of 14 and 20 when they vanished.

Neighbors and relatives celebrated the happy ending, but for some, the years had taken their toll. Berry's mother died in 2006, not knowing whether her daughter was alive or dead.

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