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February 14, 2013
A cruise ship docked in Mobile, Ala., on Thursday after losing power Sunday.
Passengers realized the ATMs had power, so they unplugged the machines and daisy-chained power strips to charge mobile devices while they were stuck at sea.
John David Mercer/AP
Lower floors of the ship overflowed with sewage, forcing passengers to the deck.
An engine room fire left the ship adrift in the Gulf of Mexico for four days.
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James Enmon hugged his aunt Kristi Conn, both of Orange, Texas, after getting off the ship.
A passenger displayed a message as he rode a bus from the cruise terminal.
One of the travel options for passengers included taking a bus to New Orleans to stay at a hotel before taking a charter flight home.
Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Gerry Cahill (left) apologized to guests.