Lifestyle & Belief

Cruise Liner Disasters Strike One Family Twice

More than one thousand passengers stranded without power on the cruise ship Costa Allegra received emergency supplies on Tuesday. Helicopters delivered food and flashlights to passengers of the vessel that went adrift in the Indian Ocean after an engine fire on Monday. The luxury liner is slowly being towed to the Seychelles.

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Host Lisa Mullins talks with Jayne Thomas, the mother of dancer Rebecca Thomas, a crew member aboard the Costa Allegra. Ms. Thomas' son was a crew member on the Costa Concordia when it ran aground last month.