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"Locked up Abroad 10" on National Geographic Channel

Photo Credit: National Geographic Channel

Photo Credit: National Geographic Channel

The most tense and dramatic series on television is back, with six true stories of drug smugglers, kidnap victims and prisoners of war, as told in their own words.

The new season includes the extraordinary highs and lows of how a 19 year old American, straight out of college, attempts to smuggled a ton of grass out of Mexico; how an avaricious car salesman is caught packing nearly five kilos of heroin at Bangkok Airport and becomes the longest serving Australian to be banged up abroad; a mother and her 14 year old son's traumatic account of their escape from sadistic terrorists in the Philippines jungles; and the American adventurer, who joins the Libyan rebel army to fight for freedom, only to be captured by Gaddafi forces and sent to one of the most notorious prisons in the world, dubbed the 'torture factory'.

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