Passenger caps on flights to Australia keep Hunter family dealing with a cancer diagnosis apart

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
Updated April 14 2021 - 1:52pm, first published September 15 2020 - 9:00am
The missing piece: Diane Pietsch, who has been diagnosed with endometrial cancer, wants her UK-based daughter, Lauren, by her side.

THEY have always been the "three amigos" - there for each other through thick and thin. But at a time when they need each other more than ever, the passenger caps on international flights to Australia have kept this Hunter family apart.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

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Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.

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