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This is why you don't let your 16 year old daughter sail around the world alone...

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I hope she is ok.....

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/06/10/national/main6568712.shtml

Abby Sunderland, the California 16-year-old who recently set out to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world, may be lost at sea after losing contact with her land-based crew and activating emergency positioning beacons, according to an ABC News report.

Sunderland had been combating 20-plus foot waves and high winds in the Indian Ocean, at least 400 miles from the nearest ship and even farther from land.

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Good luck to her. The Sea is a harsh mistress.

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I guess she missed the Science Channel show on Killer Waves. :(

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Slim chances that she's still alive, but hey you never know.

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Safer to climb a mountain.

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Pirates

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They need an editor... bad....

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The ocean is a bitch.

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I thought she we too young when she start this trip. She couldn't have gotten enough experience for a trip like that at just 16. Everyone who has attempted it has always run into major problems: broken mast, loss of auto pilot, hull breach.

It's never been an easy task even without breakdowns.

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I never feel bad when thrill seekers meet an early demise.

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Her parents should be arrested.

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"Death is life's greatest adventure" -- Captain Hook

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