Ramos: 'I didn't know if I was going to get out of it alive'

Former Twin Wilson Ramos spoke with reporters Saturday morning, just hours after being rescued from kidnappers in the Venezuelan mountains near Valenica. Authorities say four captors have been arrested while four more escaped during the raid.
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Former Twin Wilson Ramos spoke with reporters Saturday morning, just hours after being rescued from kidnappers in the Venezuelan mountains near Valenica. Authorities say four captors have been arrested while four more escaped during the raid.

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