Deanna Baxam, mother of former US soldier Craig Baxam, speaks about her son at her Dacula, Ga., home on 15 August 2016. In 2014, Craig Baxam pleaded guilty to destroying records that might be used in a terrorism investigation and was sentenced to seven years in prison. He had been charged in early 2012 with attempting to provide material support to terrorist organisation al-Shabaab, which is affiliated with al-Qaida. Photograph: Bita Honarvar
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Deanna Baxam, mother of former US soldier Craig Baxam, speaks about her son at her Dacula, Ga., home on 15 August 2016. In 2014, Craig Baxam pleaded guilty to destroying records that might be used in a terrorism investigation and was sentenced to seven years in prison. He had been charged in early 2012 with attempting to provide material support to terrorist organisation al-Shabaab, which is affiliated with al-Qaida.

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