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S. Korean President Vows to Raise Sunken Sewol Ferry

South Korean President Park Geun-hye has vowed to raise the Sewol ferry, agreeing to a key demand of the families of the 304 people who died when the vessel sank last year. The president's comments came in a speech Thursday to mark the one-year anniversary of the sinking of the overloaded Sewol, which capsized during a routine turn off the southwest coast of South Korea. The boat, which was carrying mostly high school students, remains submerged upside down in the same location...

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