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Trip home from New Zealand begins for two BU students

Driver released, passenger let out of N. Zealand hospital

One month and a day after their lives were upended in a New Zealand van crash that killed three Boston University students, two survivors have begun the journey home.

The homecoming marks a new chapter in each of their sagas. For Stephen Houseman, the driver of the van, it means the beginning of the long process of emotionally coping. For Meg Theriault, the return is the next step toward physical recovery.

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