Sailing Into Danger

September 2010
Scholastic Scope;9/20/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p22
The article discusses the incident on Abby Sunderland's sailing alone on her 40-foot sailboat in the middle of the southern Indian Ocean wherein an accident occurred when a monster wave crashed over her boat. The news about Abby's disappearance and survival had spread and people reacted blaming Abby's parents for their being irresponsible. Abby's parents defended themselves and the critics decided to dismiss the arguments worrying that Abby's journey could inspire inexperience teenagers to sail.


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