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Stranded Students Return Home

The latest on students from Shropshire and Leicester who were stuck in New York, as a result of Superstorm Sandy.

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Superstorm: schoolgirls venture out after 22hrs indoors

Important notice: this was handed out to everyone in the girl's hotel yesterday in preparation of the storm Credit: Leicester High School for Girls

The 38 children from Leicester who were stuck in their New York hotel for 22 hours as super-storm Sandy brought devastation to the north east coast of the US are preparing to venture outside.

The Mayor of New York said airports are closed due to runway flooding and all public transport remains closed until further notice.

The girls are due to fly home tomorrow but the school's Head Teacher Julia Burns said whether they will be able to make that flight is not yet known.

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