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BROOK CHELMO, left, is optimistic that his Japanese wife, Keiko, will be granted an emergency exit visa so the family can get to the safety of Minnesota.

Klobuchar helps family in Japan -- Emergency visa interview granted to Kieko Chelmo

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There is some good news for the Chelmo family.

After a week-long media blitz, pleading their case to come home, the Detroit Lakes family stuck in Japan is very close to seeing that happen.


Brook Chelmo and his parents, Joyce and Richard Chelmo, have been working feverishly to get him, his wife, Kieko, and his 15-month-old daughter, Aria back to the area after the devastation and continuing threats of earthquakes and nuclear disasters in Japan.

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