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Old 05-13-2011, 05:32 AM
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Default Westerdam strikes ice in Alaska
Thankfully, no one was injured and the ship's hull was not breached. Holland America's Westerdam hits ice in Alaska - Travel - News - msnbc.com
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Old 05-13-2011, 09:14 AM
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I just saw this as a teaser on msn.com. You would think it was a major disaster until you read the article. I'm glad no one was hurt and no disruption to the itenery. These cruisers will have a great story to tell. but I do wish the media would stop being so sensational.

It happens on a local level too. I subdivded a 5 acre lot to sell my Dad's house to a lady who wanted to buy it and plant a vegtable garden. After the planning board approved it the local paper had a headline "Wellington Road Subdivision Approved!" You would have thought it was a 354 unit condo I was building. :-) I got 1 and a half columns on it. Big News. Town is about 2500 people
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Old 05-13-2011, 12:15 PM
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Gee, CruiseDad, I never knew you were an estate planner That's just too funny!
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