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A Bunch Of People Are Stuck On Cruise Ships Due To The Blizzard

The real victims of Snowstorm Jonas.

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That's right, at least two shiploads of lucky SOBs are having their holidays extended by a day because their ships can't return to U.S. ports.

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Maryland's Department of Transportation announced Friday it was shuttering a Baltimore port for the whole weekend, meaning the Royal Caribbean ship "Grandeur of the Seas" will have to come in Monday, instead of Sunday.

Additionally, the cruise company says its "Anthem of the Seas" ship will also be a day late returning to port in Bayonne, New Jersey.

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"I was not totally surprised and, frankly, happy to be delayed," passenger Meg Ryan of New Jersey told the Associated Press.

"First, it is an extra day of vacation, but more importantly, safety comes first and travel Sunday would be difficult, if not impossible," she said.

David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

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