Kids stuck on cruise fear for lives, moms say

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  • Engine fire strands Carnival cruise ship
  • Sewage sloshing in hallways and bubbling up in showers
  • More than 4,000 people on board

Mary Poret and Kim McKerreghan are anxiously waiting to welcome home their daughters, who are stranded on a crippled Carnival cruise ship. A fire knocked out the engine on Sunday, which left the passengers with no air conditioning and backed-up toilets. Poret and McKerreghan say they are just as traumatized as their children, who are now just a day away from port. 

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