Image of Asia: A hug for a child after a long separation

Aileen Tatualia hugs her only child Prinz Leenbert, 5, whom she has not seen since he was 10-month-old, shortly upon her arrival with the first batch of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) from Yemen Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport at suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. The 90 OFWs became the first group to arrive in the Philippines after being repatriated from Yemen following the Saudi-led airstrikes the past few weeks. Hundreds more are awaiting repatriation from the Philippine Embassy-led land evacuation. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)In this photo by Bullit Marquez, Aileen Tatualia hugs her only child, Prinz Leenbert, 5, whom she has not seen since he was 10 months old, shortly after she arrived home in the Philippines from Yemen. She was among 90 Filipinos in the first group of overseas workers repatriated from Yemen, hit by Saudi-led airstrikes the past two weeks. Millions of Filipinos work abroad, many in the Middle East, and the Philippine government often hails the workers as "new heroes." Hundreds more Filipinos are awaiting repatriation from Yemen.


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