MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Two American hikers released from an Iranian prison are planning for a wedding in the spring.
Cindy Hickey, the mother of Minnesota native Shane Bauer, says her son will marry Californian Sarah Shourd on May 5 in the San Francisco area.
Bauer, Shourd and their friend, Josh Fattal, were arrested by Iranian soldiers in July 2009 as they hiked near the Iraq-Iran border. Bauer proposed to Shourd while both were in prison.
Thirty-three-year-old Shourd was released after 14 months, but Bauer and Fattal, both 29, were held more than two years before being freed on bail on Sept. 21.
Shourd and Bauer have been spending time in the past two weeks visiting his family in Minnesota.
Fattal, an environmental activist, is from Elkins Park, Pa., a Philadelphia suburb.
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