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Director of "Kony 2012" detained and hospitalized


SAN DIEGO, Cali. (WKOW) - The director of the viral video "Kony 2012" was detained and hospitalized in San Diego.

Police said Jason Russell was running through the streets and screaming. He was dressed only in his underwear.

Russell's non-profit, "Invisible Children" said he was hospitalized for "exhaustion, dehydration and malnutrition."

The video is part of a campaign to stop Joseph Kony.

Russell's wife released a statement. She said her husband does not have a history of drug or alcohol abuse and that this incident was brought on by extreme exhaustion and dehydration.

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