I negotiated canceled flights, an unknown carrier and a 'sleep box' to get to my son
Updated 1418 GMT (2218 HKT) May 12, 2020
We are publishing personal essays from CNN's global staff as they live and cover the story of Covid-19. Jomana Karadsheh is an international correspondent based in Istanbul.
(CNN)It had seemed sensible at the time -- having my British husband take our four-year-old son to the UK as the coronavirus pandemic started to take hold in Europe. He wanted to be close to his family and, as a former NHS and military paramedic, he wanted to volunteer to help if needed.
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