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Ship Fire Survivor: Italian Coast Guard Rescues Refugee Infant

Photo of the Day | Sat May 28 2016

AFP PHOTO / MARINA MILITARE / STR

A rescuer arriving in Lampedusa after a rescue-at-sea operation. He protectively holds an baby girl whose parents perished in a blazing shipwreck of the Libyan coast on May 25, 2016. 9 month-old Favour arrived an orphan to the island of Lampedusa, which lies nearer the shores of North Africa than Italy, after her father and pregnant mother died during in the harrowing fire, which left many survivors suffering serious chemical burns. Photo Credit: Marina Militare via AFP

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