1. RESCUE

    Seven Survive 20 Hours After Boat Sinks

    Seaman Kendra Graves and Petty Officer 3rd Class Robert Femia assist EMS personnel in Marathon, Fla., with a patient from a sunken vessel Oct. 9, 2011. The patient was boating with seven other people when their boat capsized and sank Oct. 8, 2011. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

    U.S. Coast Guard

    Seven people had to tread water for 20 hours and were finally rescued after their pleasure boat sank in bad weather over the weekend in the Florida Keys. A 4-year-old girl clung to a cooler box. But one 80-year-old woman is missing and presumed dead, the U.S. Coast Guard said Monday. It's reported that the boaters were not wearing life jackets.

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