Family Rescued From Crippled Sailboat Back on Land

The family whose 1-year-old became ill when it was adrift at sea is safe.
1:48 | 04/10/14

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Now, to that family who was saved at sea, rescued with their sick toddler in dramatic fashion from their crippled sailboat by the Navy and the coast guard. This morning, the family is back safe on land. Bazi kanani has the story. Reporter: This morning, the Kaufman family is on dry land, after more than three days on a Navy warship. Back in San Diego, the CBS affiliate caught up with the family on their way to a doctor's appointment where the dad said they're doing well. The end of a harrowing ordeal that began when their 1-year-old, lyra, became sick, while stranded at sea, more than 900 miles off the coast of Mexico. It was a blessing for us to be able to rescue those children. And my whole crew they touched our hearts. They really did. Reporter: The National Guard medics who first flew in, parachuting down into the pacific ocean to stabilize the baby, said the parents reached out at the right time. The kaufmans sent a distress

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