"Come back for what?" she said. "He just spent all his time at home because they wouldn't let him go out."
Watchers gone, but fear lingers in Chen's hometown →
Zhou Li, left, wipes away tears from her friend Wang Jinxiang, the mother of blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng as they say farewell at the capital airport before Wang takes a flight to New York, in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013.