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Home Video After eight months of waiting, American Samoa family reunited at home

After eight months of waiting, American Samoa family reunited at home


After nearly a year of shutting down to flights due to the pandemic, American Samoa is beginning to repatriate its residents on flights back home under a strict quarantine protocol. NewsHour Weekend’s Laura Fong spoke to one of the hundreds of formerly stranded residents, Fiti Aina. He was separated from his wife and six kids for eight months, but was finally able to get on the second repatriation flight last month.

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