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U.S. contractor Alan Gross was freed on humanitarian grounds. An unnamed intelligence asset held for 20 years was exchanged for three Cuban nationals convicted of spying in the U.S. in 2001.

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He praised members of Congress, Obama and the people of Cuba.

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Others hailed Obama’s move to end the divide.

Gross speaks to the media following his release. (Astrid Riecken for The Post)

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