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    Abby Sunderland lost at sea...

    Was apparently battling massive waves and lost contact at 9 ET.

    16 Year Old Abby Sunderland Feared Lost At Sea



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    Re: Abby Sunderland lost at sea...

    That is a tragedy and hopefully she can be found.



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    Re: Abby Sunderland lost at sea...

    It sounded like a bad idea when she made the announcement, and this is the worst way to be right. I'm shocked that she has a "support team" but she was 400 miles from the nearest ship? Rather poor support. I hope they find her in time.



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    Re: Abby Sunderland lost at sea...

    Poor kid. The parents should be given a cell next to "Balloon Boy's" father.


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    Re: Abby Sunderland lost at sea...

    Terrible parenting. Just terrible.


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    Re: Abby Sunderland lost at sea...

    Abby's Blog

    A link to her blog..... hope this gets a happy ending but with the nearest help being 40 some hours away...



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    Re: Abby Sunderland lost at sea...

    Quote Originally Posted by NobodyBeatsCy View Post
    Poor kid. The parents should be given a cell next to "Balloon Boy's" father.
    Agreed. I also feel the same way about parents who let high school kids go on spring break especially to other countries.



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    Re: Abby Sunderland lost at sea...

    Just awful. Idiotic parents.



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    Re: Abby Sunderland lost at sea...

    So this is going to come across as very cold.

    I do pray they find her.

    I also hope that when they do find her, the mulitnational search and rescue expenses are fully funded by her moronic parents.



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    Re: Abby Sunderland lost at sea...

    Quote Originally Posted by ItsCYence View Post
    That is a tragedy and hopefully she can be found.

    Who could have foreseen anything bad happening to a teenage girl sailing the globe alone? It's a shocking development. Has to just completely blindside her cracker jack parents.



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    Re: Abby Sunderland lost at sea...

    Quote Originally Posted by M3MEPLEASE View Post
    Just awful. Idiotic parents.
    For sure. I don't think my parents would let me sail around the world alone and I'm 24. Anyone who cared about this girl should have never let her go. I remember reading about this when it came out and I thought it was a dumb idea then.



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    Re: Abby Sunderland lost at sea...

    the evening news did a piece about this last week, a 14 year old climbed everest and this chick was sailing the globe...



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    Re: Abby Sunderland lost at sea...

    Quote Originally Posted by CyLoboClone View Post
    the evening news did a piece about this last week, a 14 year old climbed everest and this chick was sailing the globe...
    The difference is the 14 year old who climbed Everest wasn't doing it alone. If they had a problem there was someone right next to them to help.



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    Re: Abby Sunderland lost at sea...

    in my mind, it's not so much that she's 16, it's that she's alone. That's idiotic for anyone to do at any age.



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    Re: Abby Sunderland lost at sea...

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    in my mind, it's not so much that she's 16, it's that she's alone. That's idiotic for anyone to do at any age.
    Seems like a failure of her team, were her parents on the team that was supervising?



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