We walked through fire: Family conquers flames, waves and fear to survive Greek ferry tragedy

December 30, 2014 12:45 PM

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We walked through fire: Family conquers flames, waves and fear to survive Greek ferry tragedy

In this frame taken from a video, from right, Nassos Tsonas, his wife Natasha and their 11-year-old Sebastian walk in the port of Bari, southern Italy, Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, after being rescued from the burning Italian flagged ferry Norman Atlantic. The ferry, underway from the Greek port of Patras to the Italian port of Ancona on the Adriatic, carrying nearly 500 people, caught fire off the Greek island of Corfu early Sunday, trapping passengers on the top decks as gale-force winds and choppy seas hampered the evacuation. Nothing could have prepared the Tsonas family for the terror it would encounter back home on Corfu, an idyllic Greek island beloved of tourists, writers and artists. (AP Photo/APTN) (The Associated Press)

In this image released by the Greek Ministry of National Defense, Nassos Tsonas, center, is followed by his wife Natasha as they arrive at Elefsis air base, some 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) N/W from Athens, Greece, Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, after being rescued from the burning Italian flagged ferry Norm...

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