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Visa Granted: Family stuck in Japan are Detroit Lakes bound

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A Detroit Lakes native and his family stuck in Japan are celebrating, as they are now cleared to leave the country.

Brook Chelmo, his Japanese wife, Keiko, and their 16-month old daughter, Aria have been desperately trying to get back to the U.S. after the devastating earthquakes, tsunami and nuclear plant explosions.


The Chelmos are living there, but have been trying to get Keiko a visa to live in the U.S. for three years.

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