By Corky Siemaszko / NBC News
January 22, 2016

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, freed last weekend in a prisoner swap with Iran, was winging his way back to the U.S. on Friday, where a warm welcome — and monster snowstorm — awaited.

Rezaian, who spent 18 months in an Iranian prison and was one of five Americans released last Saturday after months of delicate diplomacy with Tehran, gave no indication where exactly he was headed in a statement put out by his family.

“At some point, I will be ready to discuss my ordeal, but for now, I just want to express my profound appreciation for the tremendous support I have received” …

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