Rescued sailing family back in U.S. with sick baby

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FILE - This undated file image provided by Sariah English shows the Rebel Heart sailboat. The boat carrying the Kaufman family became the site of a U.S. Navy rescue Sunday, April 6, 2014, after the family's small daughter, 1-year-old Lyra, became ill. None of the three federal agencies that helped rescue the ill toddler and her family from their broken down sailboat about 900 miles off Mexico's Pacific coast plan to seek reimbursement for the cost of the operation. Officials from the Navy, Coast Guard and California Air National Guard said Tuesday, April 8, 2014, they don't charge for search-and-rescue missions. "We don't want people in trouble at sea to hesitate to call for help for fear they'll be charged for assistance," said Lt. Anna Dixon of the 11th Coast Guard District, which oversaw the operation but did not send vessels or aircraft to the stranded sailboat. She said that helping at sea is a time-honored tradition and a requirement of international maritime convention. The Navy warship that picked up the family on Sunday is expected to reach San Diego on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sariah English, File)