Marion, KY youth group in Haiti among riots, traveling home

Published: Jul. 9, 2018 at 10:50 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 11, 2018 at 3:12 PM CDT
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MARION, KY (KFVS) - A group of young people from a Marion, Kentucky church is returning home after a mission trip to Haiti among ongoing riots.

According to church member Keith Todd, the youth group is from Life-in-Christ Church in Marion.

Todd said the group was in the country for one week when they were preparing to return home.

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The group managed to make it to a hotel where they held up to await the reopening of the airport according to Todd.

They helped another group trying to get home from a mission trip as well.

Todd said after about a day or two they were able to get a flight back home. The mission team got to the airport Sunday according to Todd and managed to get a flight to Miami.  They anticipate getting into Nashville sometime Monday, July 9.

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