A Midlands man detained in Cuba because of a dispute over his passport has returned to Britain in time to celebrate Christmas and the start of 2013.
Yogi Depass, who lives in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, went to Cuba after Hurricane Sandy destroyed his mother's home.
Now back in the UK, he's been happily spending time with his young daughter.
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The 37-year-old was helping authorities in the country track the criminals when his aircraft was fired upon in January.
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