Geraldo Rivera hugs daughter in Paris after attacks

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Geraldo Rivera Hugs Daughter in Paris After Attack


Fox News host Geraldo Rivera was emotional when he was reunited with his daughter, who's studying abroad in Paris.

"Oh my God, Steve. ... It was an amazing relief just to squeeze her, just to know that she was safe," he said on Fox News.

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Geraldo knew his daughter, Simone, was okay before the hug, but he said there was nothing like seeing her to really reassure himself.

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Simone was in the soccer stadium that a suicide bomber tried to enter before detonating outside. Geraldo told Fox a good Samaritan picked up his daughter after she was stranded at the stadium.

He said his daughter heard three explosions. Friday's attack on Paris killed at least 129 people.

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