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Philly to Boston, door to door, after Hurricane Sandy: $750

The annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical ­Pathology was set to get underway in Boston at 8 a.m. Wednesday. Dr. Sujatha Balija, a pathologist in London, had made the trip across the pond earlier in the week, stopping in a Philadelphia suburb to visit her daughter, and planned to take a train to Boston in time for the meeting.

But then, Hurricane Sandy walloped the Northeast, starting Monday. Train service was halted. Ditto planes. And buses.

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