Fowle speaks publicly for first time

UPDATE @ 11:45 a.m.: Jeffrey Fowle says he intended to leave a Bible in North Korea before he left for his trip.

That action led to his arrest and detainment.

He said he had “a strong motivation to help the Christians” in that area.

“In hindsight, I would not do it again,” he said.

FIRST REPORT: Jeffrey Fowle is preparing to make his first public statements since he was released from captivity in North Korea.

“It’s good to be back,” Fowle told us this morning in an exclusive interview.

He was detained for five months in North Korea for leaving a Bible in a public place.

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