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Teen sailor finally arrives home

Abby Sunderland, the 16-year-old who had to abandon her attempt to sail solo around the world when her boat was hit by a storm, has finally arrived home safe and sound. Sunderland has said she would like to attempt the feat again in the future. Read more: AP via Washington Post


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