Across Florida Straits in a Styrofoam boat

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A Cuban migrant who ostensibly floated at sea in the Florida Straits for 25 days aboard a seven-foot makeshift Styrofoam boat remained aboard a Coast Guard vessel Wednesday morning as American officials weighed whether to return him to Cuba or let him come ashore for hospital care.

The case has drawn worldwide attention because of the circumstances and questions surrounding the voyage from Cuba and how the man managed to survive - perhaps without enough or any food and water for more than three weeks.

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