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miss makaila. >> plenty of sweat and cheers for all of the racers there, john. so glad you're there. thanks so much. we'll check in with you from the boston marathon and go back live. thanks for join us. at this hour, divers on a desperate search to find anyone who might have survived that ferry disaster off south korea. death toll is rising. devastated families getting the most unbearable news. it is mission number nine for the underwater drone on this 45th day of the search for flight 370. no sign of the missing plane. nature is about to whip things up in the indian ocean. and al qaeda is on the run in yemen after drone strikes killed dozens of militants. we start at this hour in south korea where another day brings more heartbreaking loss for the families of those lost
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in the ferry sinking. at least 87 are confirmed dead. 215 people are missing and most of them are high school students. the ferry at least 30 feet below the ocean surface. look at the conditions. divers struggling to search the freezing, murky waters. they're now trying to get into the cafeteria where officials believe most of the students were when the vessel started to capsize. south korea's president is calling the actions of the captain and crew members, quote, akin to murder. the captain and six others are now under arrest but no amount of retribution against those in charge of the ferry brings comfort to parents who have lost a child. here's our kuang lah. >> reporter: the first police boat returns from the search site. parents waiting, bracing. they return one by one in identical, plain, white bags.
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behind the screen, initial inspection. a blanket to cover. a short march back to land. parents rush to the white tents to identify their children. you must have said, daddy, save me, weeps this father. no one is immune to the sound of losing a child. as the families leave the tents, so, too, do the stretchers emptied. returning to the gurneys that await the next boat. another group of someone's children. another march back to the tents.
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13 return in this group. but more than 200 are still missing. gurneys on the left side of the dock, divers board ships to the right to continue the search. to bring the rest home. kuang lah, cnn, south korea. >> i think it's hard to imagine even how the families are coping with this tragedy. our paula hancocks joins us from south korea. and paula, i mean, just agonizing to watch these family that is are struggling with making these identifications. but for the families that haven't found their loved ones yet, are they still holding out hope? we know that this is still being called a search and rescue operation even though no survivors are being pulled from the water. >> reporter: well, unfortunately, no survivors pulled out since wednesday, since the day that this ferry sank.
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we are going into the sixth night here, monday evening, since this ferry sunk. hope is fading fast. but as you say, this is still a search and rescue operation. we spoke to an official a couple of hours ago and he said even though they haven't found air pockets, it is not beyond the realm possibility there could be air pockets within the ship basically because it's not sunk to the bottom of the sea. he said that it's at this point about 30 to 50 feet below the surface of the water but it's been there for sometime and maintaining that flotation level. so of course, this is still a search and rescue operation and i think many families will understand that that hope at this point has to be fading. the fact that they haven't pulled anyone out alive since wednesday. >> every moment that passes i'm sure that must be agonizing. also, i'm curious, how are they letting the parents know if their child has been found? how are they identifying the bodies and communicating that to
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them? >> reporter: well, it is a heartbreaking scene in the harbor behind me. what they were doing a couple of hours ago when there was a cluster of victims, of bodies found and they knew were coming back the shore, there was an official on a loudspeaker effectively describing who had been found, describing the gender, the height, the weight, the clothes that that particular passenger was wearing. and there were many passengers around listening, wondering if that's their child and recognize what they were wearing. >> i understand it's perm yatding the area there. thank you for bringing us that report, paula hancocks. appreciate it. want to turn to the search for flight 370. the bluefin-21 is now conducting the ninth mission deep in the indian ocean. erin mclaughlin joins us now from perth. when's the latest for us at this
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hour? >> reporter: hi, this is a really critical few next few days in this search operation. they're looking at the place which basically representing their best guess to find the black box based on exhaustive analysis of that -- those acoustics detections, the second in particular picked up american operated towed pinger locater. it was the stronger of the four. so what they're doing now is they're searching a six-mile radius around that point. and officials say that as of this morning, there are about two thirds of the way through searching this narrowed search area, not clear how much ground to be able to cover so far today and australian officials saying that they expect to have completed this area within the next week. at that point, they'll stop and assess. now, timetable is dependent on a
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number of factors. the first being that the fact that the bluefin-21 continues to operate as expected and then the second being the weather. now, there is a cyclone called jack north of the search field currently making the way down south. they feel that it will have dissipating, forecasters say, by the time it reaches the current search area and certainly may be a factor. some of the wind and rain going forward. >> well, we know the wind and rain really can hamper the efforts there. this is a pretty for aly area of the sea to begin with. erin, thank you for the latest on the search efforts. our aviation experts are standing by and going to answer your questions about this ongoing search for flight 370 a little later this hour. don't forget to dweet a question with #370qs. don't forget to look us up on facebook, as well. want to check some other head lines for you at this hour. in yemen, al qaeda is under attack. at least 30 militants have been
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killed in strikes across a mountain ridge in southern yemen. this comes after a drone strike saturday and at least 13 people were killed. a yemeni official said it was a joint u.s.-gemmeni operation. u.s. officials do not comment on drone strikes. vice president biden landed in ukraine. it is a country on edge after a weekend of deadly violence. in eastern you krahn, protesters say six people were killed at a barricade in a shootout sunday. a deal to resolve the crisis is largely being ignored by pro-russian supporters refusing to lay down the arms. thousands of russian troops remain near the border. the fbi's looking into a teenager's claim that he flew from san jose, california all the way to hawaii in the wheel well of a jumbo jet. the 16-year-old was found
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wandering the tarmac in maui dazed and confused. if the story pans out, he would have flown almost five hours at altitudes reaching 38,000 feet without oxygen and under sub-zero temperatures. that has some experts doubting the story. officials say surveillance video in san jose shows the and the walking toward the jet and video at the maui airport shows him crawling out of the plane's gear area. a live report coming up for you with more on the mystery of san jose coming up later this hour. right now, a break. ahead at this hour, anger, outrage and now criminal charges for the ferry captain and some of the crew members. the captain could face up to life in prison if he is found guilty. why did he leave the passengers behind? the was a truly amazing day. without angie's list, i don't know if we could have
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>> translator: finding survivors is the strong desire of the whole nation. our position is the same as the missing people's family. we're all volunteers. we're in the same position. we cry every day and search for the missing people. i cry whenever i think about it. >> that's one of the many volunteer diver that is are searching in that cold, murky water off the coast of south korea. there's very, very low visibility but they're desperately trying to find survivors of that ferry disaster. it is absolutely heartbreaking and disturbing questions emerging from the tragic story. why did the captain leave the ship as the ferry started to sink and why wasn't he at the helm in the first place?
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i'm joined by rod sullivan, a maritime lawyer and professor. really a pleasure. >> thank you. >> talk about the charges first of all the captain is facing, negligence, bodily injury resulting in death and defending the orders saying the current is too strong and no rescue boats were nearby. does this captain have any defense for his actions? well, you have to look at a couple of different charges. first of all, korea is one of the few countries that has a code that requires the captain to stay on board the vessel until all the passengers are off so under the korean seaman's code he will be found responsible for getting off the ship before the passengers. but that particular charge only carries it with a $5,000 fine. the more serious charges are failing to render immediate assistance to the passengers which can carry with it five
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years and then negligent homicide which can carry a sentence of life. does he have any defenses? the answer is, yes, he has some defenses, though. in the light of many maritime tragedies in the past, for instance the exxon valdez or the summit venture which hit the sunshine skyway bridge, they have been charged but freed from criminal responsibility for the actions so in the heat of today, we all feel like these ship's officers and the call tin are criminally responsible and maybe when the charges finally come before the courts, may not be found to be so. >> and i guess there's a separate question of civil charges if there's a civil suit, as well. talk about the crew members. several of them are charged, what kind of charges could they be facing? >> look at what the crew members said. the third mate on watch,
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26-year-old licensed officer, says that the steering gear failed causing the rutter to go hard over and her story is backed up by the helmsman. there's a mechanical failure that caused the vessel to list to one side, you can't hold them responsible for the actions. now with regard to the captain -- >> go ahead. >> the captain -- in my opinion, the captain made a very bad area here. only 30 minutes between the time that the first steering gear failure happened and the time when the deck was tilted to 50 degrees. now, at 50 degrees, it's really not possible for anybody to climb without hand holds or without a place to grip up the deck of a ship and escape. by delaying the passengers and putting on their lifeboats and getting outside, he really caused their death. was this a reasonable action to take? i think perhaps while the ship
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had initially lurched over to one side it was possible that that was a good move and once it was determined that the vessel was going to continue listing further to one side, it was no longer then a reasonable thing to do. >> if those people had a chance to get out of the boat, they might have stood a fighting chance. rod sullivan, thank you to you for joining us at this hour. we appreciate your expertise. ahead at this hour, drone attacks. al qaeda militants just days after they were caught on video rallying, speak to a navy s.e.a.l. and a former cia agent about the situation in yemen. . vo: david's heart attack didn't come with a warning. today his doctor has him on a bayer aspirin regimen to help reduce the risk of another one. if you've had a heart attack be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen.
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welcome back to "@this hour." at least 30 al qaeda militants have been killed in yemen. this ongoing offensive started with a weekend drone strike that killed at least 13 people including 10 suspected al qaeda militants. want to invite to the show, robert baur, he was a case officer for the cia and our national security analyst. he is in california. he is a former navy s.e.a.l. joining us from cleveland. bob, first to you, let's talk about the connection between these strikes and the emergence of the video of a large gathering of al qaeda in yemen. connection between those two
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things? >> i think the yemeni government is clearly been embarrassed by this meeting. right in the center of its country. it had been pretending that it had conquered al qaeda problem. in fact, it hadn't and this is the reaction and allegations that it sent the army into the tribal areas to take care of it. so i think there's a direct connection, yes. >> chris, let's turn to you. the white house we know their policy is to not talk about drone strikes. yemen is a high-level yemeni government official saying this was a joint mission with the u.s. who is behind it? >> i would tend to believe the yemeni official. we don't publicize the bulk of the drone strikes but the obama administration has pulled the trger on drone strikes many more times than the bush administration has done. obama has sent some drones to some targets. that is an undisputed fact so
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this is yemeni pow wow was a very big deal. it was al qaeda's overt message to the world, hey, we are alive and well and thriving and we are doing it in yemen and a slap in the face to them and the u.s. government. so but you know we are tight lipped with the predator drone usage and it is a fact obama pulled the trigger many more times than the bush administration. >> there is certainly blus we are the video and raised concern about al qaeda in yemen, the presence and their might in the region. so boldly kind of gathering with very little concern seemingly of an air strike or another attack. do you think the mission over the weekend stems that concern? >> i do. i do. you know, when al qaeda has an agenda just like u.s. special operations command does, just like the department of defense does and nato. this is part recruiting video,
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part slap in the face. it does many things for lake. it emboldens them, helps them to recruit people into the fold so, you know, they know what they're doing on a world scale. >> bob, we know that the strikes destroyed the training facility as well as killing a number of militants. talk to us about the continuing threat that this terror group al qaeda in the arabian peninsula poses to the u.s. and other countries. >> well, i think it's a significant threat. we know that al qaeda in yemen is capable of building airplane bombs. these can be snuck through most security systems, use an explosive. it's -- they can hide it in any sort of common powder like ink powder and so they can hit us when and where they want. it is clear that they have a rear base there to operate at will. they have learned to go off cell phones. intelligence collection is almost impossible. even the yellini government and
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i worked with in the past can't hit the tribal areas. they can hit back but who are they hitting? it is really a morass for intelligence gathering. >> do you think there's retaliation? >> absolutely. they haven't -- nairobi last year. they want to do it again. this propaganda tape urging the followers in europe, the united states, everywhere, to hit us. i think they'll make an attempt. next 12 months, it's hard to say. >> thank you so much, gentlemen, for joining us at this hour. >> you're welcome. ahead, answering questions of flight 370 and send them our way. tweet, facebook, e-mail. whatever you would like to do. homing pigeon. i'm all good. plus a little more than a year now since boston marathon. john berman is there. john, how are things?
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tell us about the atmosphere. >> it's fantastic, michaela. they just started the fourth and final wave here. thousands of runners taking to this course right now as we speak. en colluding one runner that i followed now for a full year. what he and his family went through is simply remarkable and when we come back, you will hear his journey and the journey they have all made together as a family. stay with us. all stations come over to mission a for a final go. this is for real this time. step seven point two one two. verify and lock. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. standing by for capture. the most innovative software on the planet... dragon is captured. is connecting today's leading companies to places beyond it. siemens. answers.
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118th boston marathon is under way. a perfect day to be running a marathon. 55 and overcast in boston we're told. told the fourth wave of runners just starting the race. mr. john berman is on the ground near the start line and going to him for the very latest in just a few moments. but first vice president joe biden arrived in ukraine on a two-day mission to bolster the kiev government with the announcement of more u.s. assistance as protest earls say six people were killed in eastern ukraine at a barricade in a shootout sunday. pro-russian supporters refuse to lay down arms and believe the public buildings. we want to take you live to phil black. we understand thousands of
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russian troops are amassed along the border. i'm curious of thesense of the people, the residents, the people that make up the community, what are their sentiments? are they fearing a war, an invasion by russia? >> reporter: some people fear it. some people desperately want it. pleading the w the russian president to go ahead. michaela, it depends on where you are in this region. differs from down to town. here in donetsk, looks like a fortress at a moment. anti-u.s. and european messages, plastered all across it. but outside the town, very much a regular city. drive north about an hour or so and this is where that shooting is said to have taken place. this is where you will see armed men on the streets, faces covered. some of them look very professional and the man declared himself to be the new mayor there says he wants the
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russian president to send in the soldiers and protect them. so there is a range of views. some people nervous. distrust for the government in kiev and things increasingly tense you have to say. >> you talk about the people who so desperately want some sort of civil change. talk more about that, the folks that are urgently trying to keep this hope of a whole ukraine alive. they still have resolve despite the threats? >> reporter: they're there and you meet them and sometimes they come out on to the streets and fairly big numbers, by the hundreds. but for obvious reasons at the moment, i guess they feel nervous particularly up against the guys with guns so they're not having a very high profile and we across the region there's a spectrum of views. at the barricades and the occupied buildings, they're the hard core element and feel strongly about breaking away from ukraine and perhaps even joining russia but within
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their -- within that group, there's a range. what really bonds people is distrust of government in kiev. other people want to split away and be autonomous. a range of views of what the region should be. >> phil black, thank you for that. despite the images of shoeldiers and barricades, there are people trying to live their lives. thank you so much, phil black. it's been a year since the boston marathon bombing and we at cnn are live at this year's race. mr. john berman is there and it gives me such great pride and warmth in the heart to see you there. i moe what the community means to you. a son of massachusetts. you've had a chance to talk with some of the survivors of the bombing. i'm curious how they're feeling today. >> they are so happy. they are bursting with joy, michaela. they have called this -- some of them to a reawakening.
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the runners are talking about reclaiming this finish line after what happened last year. and there's one family that i got to know over the last year for whom this is particularly true. i want you to meet the white family. for them, this last year has been an incredible, sometimes difficult, but mostly a joyful journey. kevin white is running. phil white is walking. but most importantly, the entire white family is standing. tall. >> last year, i was on the ground at the finish line. this year i'll be running across it. you know, i kind of proves to people that, you know, evil isn't going to win. >> reporter: i first met the whites nearly one year ago. after the boston marathon. >> this is a picture, right after the race. show me where you are. >> i am right here. i kind of got blown away by the blast five feet.
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my father here in the red laying down. my mother over him. you can see that the blast happened right around there. >> reporter: kevin then 34 had shrapnel through the legs. mary joe then 67 a broken wrist. and bill white at age 71 lost his leg. >> when i woke up after the surgery, the first thing it donned on me is i have one leg. that's a shattering moment for you. you lay there to say, one leg. how am i going to live the rest of my life. >> reporter: you did write, i question god as to why. >> why me? what did i do wrong? and why did my life change this way? but i've learned to get over that in terms of it happened and i had two choices, continue to learn how to walk or to give up. and i'm not a person who gives up easily.
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>> reporter: no, none of them are. bill did learn to walk. and son kevin, he's running the boston marathon. you still feel the shrapnel at snaul. >> i do. it doesn't hurt. >> reporter: he explains why this is so important to him in his blog. the name of your blog is footsteps. >> yeah. for us it was to be a concept of footsteps was taking steps forward from where we were and with my dad that's literally walking so those are his footsteps forward. mine is training for the marathon and just kind of coming to grips with everything that happened last year and probably the same for my mom, just recovering from that. >> good girl. very good. we have really tried to work together and individually at our own marathons this year just every day. >> when i think probably for kevin and the others who are running, hopefully it will get to that point in the run where
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remember the can and the will and say i'm doing it, i am doing it. that's a huge difference between can and will and doing it. >> reporter: they are doing it. all of them. together. >> you know, i think looking back and reflecting, you know, we all kind of appreciate that we're still here and together. >> reporter: they have done so much together. mary jo, the mother, she ran a 5k race this weekend. bill white, the father, he walked a 5 mile race and kevin white is somewhere in this last wave of people starting the marathon. this is his first marathon, michaela, but he texted me on the weekend and said he signed up for a second and running chicago after this. so this is a remarkable family and really they have come through this so incredibly well. they're inspiring. >> they are.
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we know that marathoners are made of different stuff. you're much better shape than i am. i want to know in terms of security, people are talking about this probably being the safest place in america right now. give us an idea of some of the measures you have seen and maybe you're not seeing some of the measures. >> they have got double the number of law enforcement personnel than they have ever had before. some 3,500 law enforcement both uniformed and un-unformed. they have cameras, more than ever before. the people running, behind me, they can't wear backpacks or water on the back. they asked please don't wear giant backpacks on the lines here. i got to tell you. the measures in place, did not cut down on the enthusiasm. you can see everyone with the arms up crossing the starting line and i know that after 26.2 miles, the arms up crossing that
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finish michaela? cnn will look at the boston marathon bombing attack victims one year since the attack tonight and plus more from the race later at this hour. now, michaela, it is all yours. >> you don't get v to get back to us for a few minutes do. a lap, a lap or so, get it out of your system. as a sign for solidarity of brothers and sisters in boston. we're so proud of the city and very proud of the fact that you're back on track. we appreciate it. john, we'll talk to you in a bit. ahead "@this hour," a teenage runaway says he flew from california to hawaii in the wheel well of a jumbo jet. how did he survive? we'll bring you a live report. also, experts will join us here to talk about your questions. give you answers to some of the questions you've been posting for the mystery of flight 370.
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here's a real head scratcher. did a teenager fly from san jose, california, all the way to hawaii in the wheel well of a jumbo jet? it's a claim of a 16-year-old runaway. how did he get past security and survive the flight across the pacific ocean? dan simon is digging into the story for us and joins us from san jose. this is really quite a mystery, dan. >> reporter: well, it is remarkable, michaela, on a couple of levels. first the security issue, how could the boy hop a fence at the airport and make the way to the tarmac and get on the major airliner? there's the survivability issue. joining us to talk about some of this is rosemary barnes, the public information officer here
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at the san jose airport. thank you for joining us. let me just talk to you about how this boy, you know, gets on to the tarmac, gets to that airplane? how does that happen? >> we have a security program here at san jose airport that we coordinate in conjunction with tsa with the san jose police department and so many other people that work here at the airport. however, no system is 100%. and it appears that this teenager scaled a section of our perimeter. and was able to proceed on to our ramp under cover of darkness and enter the wheel well of a armt. >> reporter: there were earlier reports of surveillance video that the airport had of this boy hopping the fence. you haven't seen it. you don't know if it exist. is that correct? >> surveillance video is a part of the overall program. perimeter fencing, surveillance video, those that monitor the video both realtime as well as historically and many eyes and
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ears of those here at the airport. at this time the surveillance video is under review by federal and local law enforcement officials here. and we'll continue to review that to determine where, in fact, the teenager was able to scale the fence line. >> thank you very much. that's the security issue. we talked about survivabilitsur. 38,000 feet up in the air. temperatures we're hold 80 below 0, halfway across the pacific ocean for 5 hours is pretty remarkable. the boy apparently unconscious even after the plane landed. still unconscious according to the fbi for approximately an hour and came to and started wandering the tarmac there at the airport. incredible. >> the fact he didn't have frostbite at the very, very least, there's so much to this that people are shaking their heads about. dan simon, great report. thanks so much for that. ahead at this hour, answers
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what's your policy? the u.s. navy submersible drone is back under water in the indian ocean right now. it's on its ninth mission to find malaysia airlines flight 370. so far, the device has combed through about two-thirds of the intended search area. so far, no sign of debris. as many as 10 planes and 11 ships have taken part in today's
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search. cnn's aviation analysts are here to answer some of your questions. the folks at home have sent in about the search. why don't we start with you since you're looking right at me. paul ellis asks us, why doesn't anyone try to scan the coastline for debris, and why isn't anyone looking on land? jeff weis, for the plane? >> that's a great question. we've been focused on the water. we've been pretty much assured by the authorities it was in the southern indian ocean and, you know, the language is really very positive. they were quite certain these pings correlated to the black box and pretty soon we'd find the plane. as time goes by and the bluefin scours the seabed, that seems less and less likely. >> the elts, the emergency transmitter locators, would potentially have emitted a signal. >> they're not 100% reliable,
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but they're pretty reliable. of course, if it landed on land, then you wouldn't expect the transmitters to go offer. >> next question to mary, this is from rick rice. it's been mentioned the plane dove to 6,000 feet and the co-pilot's cell phone might have been on. don't you think it strange that the plane turn went from 30,000 feet to 6,000 feet with 239 people and none of the passengers picked up or made a cell phone call? this is something we've talked about several times here. talk about that. >> not only do i find it strange, i find it impossible, because the distance in which it would have had to dive from 35,000 feet down to 4,000 or 5,000 feet and then climb back up to 35,000 feet was only 125 miles, and it just is not reasonable. and then, not surprisingly, over the weekend, they now determined -- not determined, they now think that it actually climbed to about 39,000 feet and then stayed at that altitude.
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so that report appears, according to the malaysian authorities, to now have been discarded. so, yes, it was questionable, and probably didn't happen. >> i love that our viewers are getting in on this conversation. it shows their level of interest in the story. we certainly are hoping an end to this mystery comes soon. at the very least, for these families that have an agonizing wait trying to get word of their loved ones. mary, jeff, always a delight to have you with us. ahead at this hour, they are boston strong. we're going to talk about how that saying has raised more than $1 million for the boston bombing victims. if i told you that a free ten-second test
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showed and shared with everyone. >> that of course is kevin spacey, just one of many people so moved by the strength of the boston bombing survivors. i can tell you one thing here about the marathon, we have a winner for the women. rita jeptu has set a course record on this race. the women's race now over in terms of the winner. we're waiting on the men to finish. that will be a wonderful thing when that happens as well. so we're talking about the boston marathon. the reawakening here. one group that has been helping so much from the very beginning, boston strong apparel. i'm joined by the co-creators, chris dobbins, nicholas reynolds, also lane here. you guys with these boston strong t-shirts, okay, it feels like this is such an indelible thing that it's been around forever but no, you guys were
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emerson college students the day of the boston marathon bombing. >> basically, we came back to the dorm room that night. we all wanted to get together. we wanted to make sure everyone's fine and safe. we were watching president obama and his speech that night. and we were really inspired by his saying that boston is such a tough and resilient town. we say, well what can we do as college students to help? we said, stay strong to boston strong. maybe we have 100 friends who might want to buy this shirt. the next morning, it just kind of was so successful. we couldn't even believe it. >> there's been a lot of talk about who came up with the phrase boston strong. may have been in your dorm room, just sort of happened that day and took off as you said. how many t-shirts did you sell in that first month? >> the first week was 37,000 t-shirts. we sold 37,000 within the next seven days. we only planned on selling for seven days. by the end of the month, i'm not
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sure. we're now up to 68,000 today. >> the money is all going where? >> to the one fund. >> how much money have you donated now? >> we've donated over $1 million. >> over $1 million. of course the one fund is the group helping the people, the survivors, from the boston marathon. it's such a wonderful thing. so many of them were involved in this race that we saw take off from right behind us here. as you were watching the people run by, as you were listening to people shout boston strong, you can't go more than ten seconds here without someone saying it, how does that feel to you? >> it's amazing. it's surreal to know something we are a big part of was shown here today. and we just loved being here, seeing our friends who have overcome so much in a year, and we are so glad to be here with them. we're very honored. >> what's the future for boston strong? >> it's hard to say honestly. we hope people are still talking about it. we hope people are still thinking about the victims and the survivors of the boston marathon attack.
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we sort of see it move into a bunch of different grounds. we love to see it focused on the victims and focused on the survivors because they still need our help even a year later. >> they still do, right? >> yeah, absolutely. it's been a long road for them. the more help that they can get, the better. >> you have given so much help already. not just the money but i think the sentiment, the boston strong sentiment. that's a thing, you know. it's out there now and it's been out there from that day when you first talked about it in your room to this day when we've seen the people of boston, the 36,000 runners, take this course, and they will retake that finish line. of course, the women's runner already across that finish line. thank you for everything you've done. cnn's going to take a look at how some of the survivors are doing. that's tonight at 10:00 right here on cnn. be sure to watch that. >> i'm showing off my boston strong bracelet. i'm wearing one in solidarity with you, look at this.
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chris brought that back. john, thank you. it's been wonderful to have you right there telling the stories. >> it's been wonderful to be here, i have to tell you, to see so much of this over the last year. today really is the best moment of all. thanks so much. "legal view" with don lemon starts right now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com a bulk of bodies. that's how divers describe a gruesome discovery. we have the latest on the search for survivors on that ship carrying hundreds of children. plus, a teenage boy alley breaks into an airport, makes it past security, and he survives as a stowaway on the plane. you won't believe where he was a stowaway. we're going to dig deeper into this security breach. this hour on cnn, we're going to take you live to the boston marathon one year after the devastating explosions.

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