TODAY   |  April 07, 2014

Family: 1-year-old rescued from boat ‘doing great’

The sister of a mom rescued from the Pacific with her husband and two small children said the one-year-old who fell ill is recovering. The family was sailing across the world and got into trouble when their sailboat broke down. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports.

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>>> a 1-year-old girl is improving this morning after a dramatic rescue at sea. the navy and california air national guard rescued a family, including their sick baby, from a disabled sailboat in the middle of the pacific ocean . the 36-foot sailboat hit rough waters, losing power and the ability to steer. at the same time, the 1-year-old developed a fever and a rash, so the family sent out a distress signal. we're going to have much more on this incredible rescue coming up in our