METRO AIRPORT (WXYZ) - Because of the trouble and turmoil in Egypt some University of Michigan Students who were studying the language there came home early and 7 Action News was at Metro Airport when their family"s first saw them.
"I am so thankful to be home safe," said Lugman El-Amin of Detroit, a student at the U of M who had been in Egypt as part of his studies about the country's language since January.
His mom, after big hugs and some tears said she was so blessed he had returned home. Upon seeing him, El-Amin's wife said she loves him so much and is so happy to see him.
Leah List is another student who came home early. She had been in Egypt for 5 weeks as part of the partnership between the U of M and the American University in Cairo.
She said, "I never felt in danger but I am worried about some of my friends who live there."
List's mom, in tears, said she was overjoyed that her daughter is back home.
In recent days more than a dozen students from the U of M have been in Egypt to study Arabic. However, it was decided to bring them back home in case the situation there worsened.
The students say where they were was not near the center of the city - where all the demonstrations have been - and the faculty made sure that, while they continued their studies, they were in a safe place.
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