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Fishing boat captain recalls miracle rescue

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For the first time since he rescued three teenagers lost at sea for 50 days near Fiji, a San Diego fishing boat captain is sharing his encounter.

Capt. Joe Soares said the chances of spotting a 12-foot boat in the open waters is so small that finding the teens was nothing short of a miracle.

"Usually, we offload our catch in American Samoa and the company called us down here down in New Zealand to offload our catch and do repairs - an act of God - we just took this course and there they were right on our bow," says Soares.

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