GURNEE, Ill. (CBS) — Less than 24 hours after a Lake County woman went on CBS 2 asking Six Flags Great America to cut her a break, the Gurnee theme park has had a change of heart.

Six Flags now says it will refund Mikyeila Cordero for her season passes.

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Cordero got a season pass for Six Flags Great America in Gurnee for Christmas in 2019. She and her family used it once before COVID closed everything.

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Six Flags said the passes would be valid for the 2021 season. But then, the amusement parks reopened as the delta variant hit – and Cordero said Six Flags would not offer a refund or pass extension for those who do not feel safe going now.

But that has now changed.

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In a statement Monday night, Six Flags had said health and safety are top priorities, and they work with park guests on an individual basis to resolve any issues.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff