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After travel restrictions stranded her in Guatemala, Tucson woman returns home

Credit: KGUN, Tucson, AZ
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After travel restrictions stranded her in Guatemala, Tucson woman returns home
After travel restrictions stranded her in Guatemala, Tucson woman returns home

Anne Maxon found a charter flight that returned her home from Guatemala where COVID-19 concerns grounded many flights

SOUTHERN ARIZONA WOMAN --STUCK IN GUATEMALA -- FOR SIXWEEKS.

NOW -- SHE'S SPEAKINGTO NINE ON YOUR SIDE'S ROGELIOMARES AGAIN -- JUST TWO DAYSAFTER CATCHING A FLIGHT HOME.PKG WELL ROGELIO, I'VE CRIEDMORE IN THE LAST WEEK THAN IHAVE IN THE LAST 15 YEARS, ANDI JUST PUT MY HEAD DOWN MY THETABLE AND WEPT FOR RELIEF ANDJOY.

14SEC ANNE MAXON TELLSKGUN9 THAT DIDN'T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT.

AFTER A TRIP TO CENTRALAMERICA IN EARLY FEBRUARYWHERE SHE ONLY PLANNED TO STAYFOR SIX WEEKS, MAXON SAYS THECORONAVIRUS RESTRICTEDINTERNATIONAL TRAVEL.

THATCAUSED HER RETURN FLIGHT --AND ALL OTHER RETURN FLIGHTSSHE BOOKED -- TO BE CANCELED.FORTUNATELY FOR HER -- SHESAYS SHE FOUND A GROUP OFOTHER TRAVELERS ALSO STRANDEDIN GUATEMALA ON FACEBOOK --BOOKED HER FLIGHT AND HERHOMECOMING BEGAN AT THEAIRPORT IN GUATEMALA CITY.

WEWERE ALLOWED ENTRY IN THEAIRPORT AT ABOUT NOON, GOT ONTHE FLIGHT AT ABOUT 3, GOT TOMIAMI AT ABOUT 6 THAT NIGHT.08SEC SHE SAYS FRIENDS ANDFAMILY BACK IN THE STATES KEPTHER HOPES UP WHILE SHE WASSTILL IN CENTRAL AMERICA ANDSHE WAS GRATEFUL HER STORY WASSHARED BACK HOME IN TUCSON.I'D LIKE TO ACKNOWLEDGE YOURSTATION KGUN9 AS WELL AS ALLTHE PEOPLE IN THE MEDIA ANDSAY THANK YOU FOR KEEPING THESTORIES ABOUT HUMAN BEINGSGOING THROUGH VERY DIFFICULTTIMES, SO THANK YOU VERY MUCH,TO YOU AND THE FOLKS AT KGUN9.25SEC ON MONDAY NIGHT MAXONSAYS SHE FINALLY MADE IT --FROM MAKING PLANS TO STAY INGUATEMALA LONGER THAN EXPECTED-- TO BOOKING HER FLIGHT OUT-- MAXON WAS FINALLY HOME.THAT PLANE TOUCHED DOWN ATTUCSON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT,I'VE BEEN HAPPY IN MY LIFETIMEON A LOT OF OCCASSIONS BUTTHAT MADE MY TOP 3.

14SECMAXON SAYS SHE'LLSELF-QUARANTINE FOR TWO WEEKSJUST AS A PRECAUTION.

I'VEBEEN A VERY AVID TRAVELER FORFOUR YEARS, I THINK I'M GOINGTO BE STAYING IN TUCSON FOR AWHILE.

09SEC ROGELIO MARES --KGUN NINE ON YOUR SIDE.WE

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