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US navy rescues sick child from boat 900 miles out to sea

7 April 2014 Last updated at 09:51 BST

The US military has carried out a dramatic rescue to help a one-year-old girl who fell seriously ill on board her family's yacht.

The couple, from California, had been hoping to sail around the world with their two young children, but the child became seriously ill two weeks into the voyage.

Peter Bowes reports.