Snow forces family to take cab from Buffalo to Long Island

December 29, 2010 2:25:28 PM PST
On Long Island, the holiday blizzard dampened a family's dream vacation when they couldn't get home.

That's when the mother took the extreme step of shelling out $900 for a cab ride.

Emilian Emeagawali and her five children left Walt Disney World in Orlando the day after Christmas.

The only flight they could get took them to Buffalo, about 420 miles away from their home.

So, she hired a cab to drive them to Elmont, at times going just 30 miles per hour.

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