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Stranded American family rescued in the Caribbean

A tanker in the Caribbean rescued an American woman and her two children who had been adrift in an open boat without food and water for three days, the US Coast Guard reported.

A Singapore-registered tanker took the family of NBC News correspondent Robert Bazell to Grand Cayman. Bazell swam to the island seeking help after the boat ran out of fuel two miles offshore. It drifted 40 miles before being picked up.

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