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MURDER, ATTEMPTED MURDER AND

ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON.

HIS BAIL WAS SET AT $1 MILLION.

SHARON: STUCK AT SEA FOR NEARLY

TWO MONTHS AS THE GLOBAL

PANDEMIC EXPLODES.

HUNDREDS OF CRUISESHIP WORKERS

ARE BEING ALLOWED TO RETURN HOME

AFTER BEING REFUSED ENTRY INTO

THE U.S. FOR SEVERAL WEEKS.

HERMELA AREGAWI SPOKE TO ONE OF

THOSE WORKERS WHO FINALLY GOT

OFF THE SHIP THIS MORNING IN SAN

PEDRO.

THEY WERE TREATING THE

CRUISESHIP INDUSTRIES LIKE WE

ARE ALL SICK AND WE ARE GOING TO

INFECT THE FOR BURRCO MELINDA

MANN IN SAN PEDRO AFTER BEING

STUCK ON A CRUISESHIP FOR 55

DAYS.

NO FAMILY, NO FRIENDS AND BITTER

HUNDREDS OF CRUISE EMPLOYEES WHO

SHE SAID DID TEST POSITIVE FOR

COVID-19 WAITING TO GET HOME.

I'VE HAD MORE ANXIETY

ATTACHED TO DOES VIRUS AND I

HOPE TO EVER HAVE AGAIN THROUGH.

MANN HAS BEEN WORKING AS THE

YOUTH ENTERTAINMENT COORDINATOR

ON CRUISES SINCE 2017 AND MOST

RECENTLY FOR HOLLAND AMERICA.

SHE SAID SHE LOVES HER JOB BUT

THIS EXPERIENCE HAS LEFT HER

SHAKEN.

AT FEEL LIKE MY MENTAL HEALTH

IS A LOT MORE SHAKY.

21 HOURS A DAY IN MY CABIN.

SHE SAT ON TOP OF BEING STUCK ON

BOARD WITHOUT HER LOVED ONES THE

CRUISE LINE ATTEMPTS TO SOCIAL

DISTANCING TECHNOLOGY ISSUES

MADE HER FEEL EVEN MORE LONELY.

WE WEREN'T ALLOWED TO SEE

EACH OTHER FOR THE LONGEST TIME.

I COULDN'T SEE MY FAMILY.

WE WEREN'T ALLOWED TO TEXT OR

VIDEO CHAT.

REPORTER: IT WILL BE A LOG-BASED

TRAVEL FOR MANN WHO LIVES IN

GEORGIA AND THE BUS TO THE LOCAL

AIRPORT FOR THE PLANE SHE IS ON

THE DROP PEOPLE OFF BEFORE

MAKING ITS WAY TO ORLANDO FOR

HER MOM IS DRIVING SIX HOURS TO

PICK HER UP AND FINALLY TAKE HER

HOME.

I'M SUPPOSED TO FEEL HAPPY

BUT I'M STILL FEELING VERY

STRESSED AND ANXIOUS FROM

LEFTOVER ANXIETY FROM THIS WHOLE

ORDEAL.

HER PARTNER WE REACHED OUT TO

HOLLAND AMERICA THE CRUISE

OPERATOR AND THEY TOLD US

THEY'VE BEEN WORKING WITH THE

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