The Story behind the Stowaway

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  1. HiIslands
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    Here is the "story behind the story" about the young stowaway. It really tugs at my heart. Is there anything we MP-ers can do, such as donate some miles to get him, his mother and his father all together again?

    http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/...ling_in_America_parent_says.html?id=256943621

    http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/...to-take-teen-stowaway-back-to-california-soon

    I know that Milepoint Cares has been all about helping organizations, but I am wondering if this one time we could create a fund to help a family?
     
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    Plane stowaway reunited with father after terrifying five-hour flight in wheel well

    The father of a 15-year-old boy who stowed away in a jetliner's wheel well has arrived in Hawaii, officials said.

    Abdilahi Yusuf, from California, arrived in Honolulu where his son Yahya Abdi i s in hospital after being transferred to state custody from Maui airport, where he was questioned by FBI and airport officials following the April 20 flight.

    Hawaii Department of Human Services said its child welfare unit will not disclose any information on the release of Yahya because of privacy concerns and confidentiality.

    http://www.independent.ie/world-new...g-fivehour-flight-in-wheel-well-30231544.html
     

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