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Reyes' family completes 1,200 mile trek to watch Oregon State win

Originally Published: June 23, 2007
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

OMAHA, Neb. -- The celebration started at the Super 8 Motel in Omaha sometime before midnight Sunday, or nearly 48 hours after Arturo and Idalia Vela and their two sons jumped into a car in Monterrey, Mexico and headed north.

More than 23 hours later, and after driving more than 1,200 miles through five states, the Vela family arrived in Omaha around 1 a.m. Saturday, giving them plenty of time to sleep before watching one of the proudest moments of their lives.

Jorge Reyes, Arturo ...

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