Man with local ties is safe after tsunami scare, his family says
NEW LONDON -- Elaine Awe of New London says her grandson, Jon Awe, is safe, unharmed and back in South Korea.
Jon Awe was on an airplane that landed at the Sendai, Japan, airport just minutes before the devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami struck the area Friday.
"We're so relieved that he wasn't hurt," Elaine Awe said Sunday.
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