Shipwrecked U.S. Siblings Recovering in St. Lucia

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suskisgamILDan and Kate Suski, a pair of siblings from the United States, are recovering in Saint Lucia after being shipwrecked and having to swim 12-14 miles to shore.

Dan and Kate Suski were on a charter boat Sunday fishing when it began taking on water and sank, CNN reported. Their older brother, David Suski, said he had spoken with his siblings and “they told me they had a fish on the line, and were fighting the fish, then heard a noise.” The boat’s captain checked the engine room and saw it was filling with water, David Suski said. It took about “3 to 5 minutes from the time they heard the noise to when they had to abandon the boat and it sank,” he said.

The siblings, the boat’s captain and a crew member wound up in the water with only their life jackets. “It was intense. It was a…

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