SC parents calling on state, federal government to bring college students home | Coronavirus

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GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) – Some South Carolina parents are concerned about their children who have been stranded in Peru for ten days. This comes as the world works to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. They are pleading with state and federal leaders to bring their children home.

The parents say the adult college students went to Peru on a spring break trip.

“They did know that the coronavirus was going on, at the time they did research and found out that there were only six cases in the whole country of Peru,” said Sue Avenall, one of the parents.

Borders across many nations are closed, those parents feel it’s nearly impossible to speak with someone who truly understands their fears and can help with getting them home.

“[I’ve] Reached out to the U.S. Embassies,…

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