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Happy ending for missing boat search

November 8, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A family has been found safe after spending six days lost at sea in the South Pacific.They were about 230 miles from land when the Royal New Zealand Air Force spotted their 13-foot boat on Saturday.

A coast guard crew rescued two boys, 7 and 8, and two adults in their 50s, who were suffering from mild hypothermia and malnourishment.

The four flew back to Kiribati, the island nation they had set sail from, to be treated.