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Mercy Dash: Mum's 20-day, 20,000km journey to see sick son

Vikki Blundell and son Ryan are finally reunited after epic journey.

Vikki Blundell and her son Ryan Grieve have fought to be together from opposite sides of the Earth.

Ryan, 22, was diagnosed with terminal liver cancer on June 9. He does not want to know how long he has left. After Ryan told her the news, Vikki started desperately navigating her way back from lockdown in Peru to be with him in Hamilton.

The South American nation has been ravaged by 360,000 plus Covid-19 cases and was under strict house arrest. To get out, Vikki had to endure some "horrific" moments of travel over a 20-day, 20,000km journey.