U.S. Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of State confirmed that the two Massachusetts natives who were abducted in Egypt have been released:
"Everyone's prayers have been answered. I am thankful to all the American and Egyptian authorities who worked day and night to bring about the safe release of Michel Louis and Lissa Alphonse. This is an emotional day for the families and all of their supporters in Massachusetts."