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US tourists stranded abroad desperate as they try to return


March 22, 2020

Linda Scruggs and Mike Rustici trained for months to hike the winding trails leading to Machu Picchu's complex of Inca ruins. So they were thrilled when their flight landed earlier this month in the Peruvian capital.

They did part of their trek but wound up trapped in a Lima hotel room for days, not knowing how or when they would it back to the U.S. — like thousands of tourists and people living abroad around the world nations closed borders to try to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Scruggs texted Saturday that they were finally boarding a chartered flight from Lima back to the U.S....

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