Sisters trapped in Georgia due home tonight

August 25, 2008 7:05:13 AM PDT
Ice cream and cupcakes will be waiting at the Howell Township home of two sisters who were trapped by violence in the Republic of Georgia. Their plane is due to arrive at Newark Liberty International Airport at nine tonight.

Seven-year-old Ashley and 3-year-old Sophia Evans were visiting their maternal grandparents when Russian troops invaded more than two weeks ago.

They were reunited with their father on Thursday after Congressman Chris Smith of New Jersey enlisted the help of the French ambassador.

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