Terry Anderson shares story of survival

Monday - 1/17/2011, 3:47pm EST

Terry Anderson, former Middle East correspondent, Associated Press

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It's a story of grit and survival. For seven years, journalist Terry Anderson was held captive by radical Muslims in Beirut.

How did he survive this harrowing journey? And what's his advice for journalists? Anderson is telling his story in National Geographic's series: Explorer.

At the time of the kidnapping Anderson was the Associated Press's Middle East correspondent. Anderson told the DorobekINSIDER about the events leading up to his kidnapping.