(Authorities carry the bodies of babies from ship that sank off the coast of Tanzania Saturday, September 10, 2011)

*A ferry left Tanzania’s shores Saturday, well over capacity when it began to sink.

The ship not only carried people, but also cargo.  Children were saving children and others used some of the cargo items (i.e. mattresses, freezers, building materials) as flotation devices to make it back to shore. (more…)