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A disturbing hostage video surfaced on Monday showing an American man woodenly reciting words that were not his own. The video, which was broadcast on all the major news networks, raised concerns for the man, whose robotic performance indicated that he was reading a prepared statement under duress. Harland Dorrinson, a forensic psychologist, compared the man’s performance with hours of earlier footage of him and said that the man had “never expressed these sentiments before. From the moment he began speaking, the subjects in his sentences agreed with the verbs,” he said. “That set off alarm bells.”
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