Kidnapped US nurse tells former captors, 'My clinic doors are always open to you'

Alix Dorsainvil, the American nurse who was kidnapped in Haiti with her child for about two weeks, said she would provide care for her former captors if they entered her clinic. 

On July 27, Ms. Dorsainvil and her child were abducted while at the campus of faith-based group El Roi Haiti near Port au Prince. She is from Middleton, N.H.; married to the founder and director of El Roi Haiti, Sandro Dorsainvil; and was operating a children's clinic at the time of her kidnapping. 

Captors demanded $1 million in ransom, The Associated Press reported. It is unclear if ransom was paid, but the nonprofit said the two were safely released Aug. 8.

In her first public statement since the event, Ms. Dorsainvil said she "holds no grudges" against her captors, according to a video uploaded Aug. 17 on YouTube and posted Aug. 21 to El Roi Haiti's website.

"I want you guys to know that everything I said during my time in captivity was sincere," she said. "They were not the manipulative words of someone desperate to escape, but simply the truth. Especially when I told you my clinic doors are always open to you or anyone in need, when you're sick or wounded, without any problem."

Ms. Dorsainvil thanked God and those who prayed and marched for her release.

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