Transcript for Rescued Family at Sea Under Fire
Jen Ashton, ABC news, New York. Tonight one American family is counting their blessings and facing tough questions about why they risked taking two small children on a dangerous trip and a journey that ended up in a rescue mission. ABC now with their story. Reporter: Back on land the storm of controversy is growing anger erred why a family would take a 1-year-old on a boat trip. On Facebook. How selfish to jeopardize the lives of their tiny children. It all began with this baby falling ill while aboard the small vessel her family, twas sailing. She stopped responding to antibiotics. They called for help. That's when the Navy raced in and medics making their way on to the stranded sail boat. An officer aboard the rescue ship with an update. Everybody is in stable condition and they were very, very thankful we were able to rescue them and very appreciative and they're eager to get back to land. Reporter: They are expected to arrive here in San Diego on Wednesday where liera will be taken to a hospital. The family said they were prepared as well as anyone could be. Still the mother posted doubts. Why did we pick such a hard way of traveling? This is stressful. Tonight movie lover's are remembering Mickey Rooney who
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