Family reunited after harrowing cruise
Passengers describe time aboard crippled cruise ship
- Duration 9:42
- Date Feb 15, 2013
Passengers describe time aboard crippled cruise ship
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But just a minute we have certainly I guess seeing -- and done.
Billionaire bill that we spoke to later later in the day and done.
And end it comes up here -- -- we're gonna we're gonna bring it bring you up here.
Earlier in the day and we introduced.
A father and son.
The son Jason now wearing Fox News -- because he did such a great job.
During the interview arm waiting for the rest of their family who was some board the ship and now we're happy to report that the family.
So how how does that field.
Wonder Clavet Diet -- in my hand at call and I hadn't thought -- best hardest thing in my back on time.
It is Valentine's Day -- -- -- -- who didn't.
Within days yeah and my little Valentine and I hear -- we -- all together and it's just passed a city.
And Jason how does it -- it see the rest of your family back home.
-- is selling fat -- and only this thing and pain.
You get a guy.
That that's a great job we're gonna have to get you a second cap you -- such a good job what's the first thing that you did when you saw him.
Not me -- again.
And -- we need to explain the Diet -- for viewers joining us since the last interview this is a request that you that you -- I'm -- snag it I have to admit it but that I let my diet cokes and our neighbor across the holiday -- He was unbelievable edit series Graham because he had a balcony we -- interior and he is a Coca-Cola.
Sponsors have been telling him to see this week I let my -- had a couple of.
And do what is the what are your thoughts towards carnival.
Now now that this is all over or winding down I feel like they did their very best -- well.
They've made a lot of mistakes because today.
Didn't have a Tug boats coming -- -- -- that's come out immediately we felt like there was that dealt to the of that delay that we also.
I feel like they tried hard they they're pit crew was amazing the current amazing crew took good care of you very -- -- at -- Red bags in the hallway.
That would not very nice you can and tell -- tell me about those red bags they basically replaced the -- exactly.
Most to sell that smelled pretty bad name mad as playing.
If he had -- I hate you did see and you have to holiday -- -- -- and it was very.
Mean and it didn't.
I heard that toilets were overflowing that there was water in the hallways tell tell me about that.
Aren't telling it never ever -- thankfully that it did.
There was -- plane on the floor the hallway from sewage.
And then you give me an idea of the conditions on board the vessel what did you have.
What did you not have in terms of power in terms of food in terms of creature comforts that we take for granted.
I've learned a lot of humility from this tricky because you have no we had no power -- electric the emergency power with -- had.
And -- we had no more reading.
For the first and then we finally got sour on Monday told job cold freezing Reed College -- In knicks have felt pretty -- -- burning yet that didn't today it was really -- yeah I was determined to take a shower them that and what she's saying that -- them -- dining -- had a it was yet the -- is on the field and the dining area and had water about that I can show you some pictures exit this -- In them just an every time you go one way of it just slide across people -- calling.
You know because it was just so much water on -- whenever -- sewage -- I don't know that.
Tell me about the -- because we've heard about that from other passengers -- was.
-- the ship actually listing one when it gets lifting I think it's at 45 degrees which they say that's not very -- -- that yes.
Felt very back where it.
Tilting over -- scared at the end and what to what did they say was the cause of that.
The weather holiness and that they haven't come playing in -- wind it's a really that.
And so it was just tilting them that this fat cats and we are completely safe but -- they'll -- I haven't discovered -- but she's got a -- her legs she's living.
Since -- came home.
Issue and nobody how that happened.
I -- when -- the -- are fully operational they have stabilizers.
City -- you a smoother.
It did did did did they explain any of good that.
Technical aspects of what was causing the vision of the ship to -- just that it was leading just that it is -- answer.
And -- give me an idea of how steep an angle that was -- -- if you just show me with your your hand.
About yeah it would mean Kelly.
They're walking like this do you feel like you're -- -- -- -- so it was like you're -- you're looking at a steep hill -- it really it was not just a slave.
-- -- So that that must have been pretty scary.
The first tee today the first -- -- -- and they we were really is just a bunch of -- and that he'd just built the year.
We had a good prayer meeting with the -- -- she credits vs Shiite he has -- 290 vs -- -- -- -- ninety vs.
We -- in the middle -- she -- our current.
And it's Ileana.
-- -- -- And keep letting me read the next -- and the next first and cast your Meriden.
On the Lauren and he will that they need and and after that we -- -- -- The lord -- -- a team that was a life you know whether and I'm thankful that he protected event.
Mary and I.
I hope that you were able to hear all that certainly can't I -- -- but I think we can hear you excellent.
-- -- -- wall while we're on the subject of of the of the Bible verses that you were reciting which which one bright you the most comfort.
I mean they'll planning.
In as much time and that's great outlet -- -- Now the Netherlands do you sell at a site yeah I'm really happy that he knew it is good and Tommy -- my.
Very good and -- and the first bus that we saw leave now the honking bus.
Was headed to New Orleans someone was holding a banner.
That said need to lying in this bus that we now see passing behind us.
Is heading to Galveston.
And now there's a third bus.
Approaching as well but -- you folks that you are you're disembarking here in mobile -- -- And end and then tell me tell me your plants where where he had to from here.
Has us a room at the Renaissance.
We have two other family members here.
And it will I haven't made plays for them yet he's been a lot of hug and kiss and thinking god that it's over.
If there's one thing I know they -- said did you -- really.
Learns humility and not to take things.
For granted even basic creature comforts if there's one thing -- each review.
It's gonna take home from this a lesson learned what would it be and and I will start with -- Appreciate your failing.
And -- taken verbatim what happened I didn't like -- -- -- -- that just eleven more because you never know.
The last time.
What what are you taking home from this.
My wife I always think she's the obsessive compulsive she -- -- Her passport sent me a copy of the my daughter's birth certificate and how wouldn't do that much.
-- -- But once this accident happened.
I thought I'm thankful for a cautious and conscious why we're so blessed to have a wonderful family and they've got -- get this handled.
The cautious conscious wife and how about the daughter what's your take code from this.
I think that easy SE thinking about the good things that -- have.
-- -- -- Then the song and it sent convenience whether it being that you have guys and they -- it -- -- and -- so I'm missing for that.
And finally your take home lesson.
And your family and -- -- you never know.
How -- Great job thank you so much appreciate all of you and glad that you're back.
Safely gonna give her.
Excellent excellent we'll take care sleep well.
Safe travels home tomorrow and have a great day night god bless.