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Cubans arrive on South Florida beach after 10 days in boat

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Nine Cubans came ashore in a homemade boat on a South Florida beach on Tuesday afternoon saying they had been at sea for 10 days, according to eyewitnesses.

"They were very excited when they got onto the beach," said Cristina Plihal, who watched from her beachfront condo in Key Biscayne, near downtown Miami.

"When they jumped onto the sand they started screaming 'Cuba, Cuba,'" she added, before police arrived and they were escorted away.

The nine Cubans, all men, told onlookers their journey had taken 10 days.

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