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Dramatic Coast Guard rescue of mother, children caught on camera

Posted at 7:47 AM, Sep 22, 2017

VIEQUES, Puerto Rico – A woman and two children are recovering after this dramatic rescue.

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard and British Royal Navy recovered them from the vessel near Vieques, Puerto Rico.

Coast Guard Watchstanders received a distress call Wednesday.

Crews found them Thursday.

The vessel was drifting in 20-feet-high sea water with 100-knot winds.