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Long Beach resident held political prisoner for years in Cambodia safely returns to U.S.

It was a moment Jamie Meach thought would never come. When a Cambodian court sentenced her husband, Meach Sovannara, to 20 years in a hellish prison following what human rights observers dismissed as a “show trial” in 2015, the Long Beach woman feared she had seen him for the last time.

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