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June 3, 2014 6:34 AM

Coast Guard: Men's actions saved lives after boat capsized off Anna Maria Island

Edwards said he sent out texts to his wife to let her know what was going on and where he was located. He also had everyone put on life jackets, placed flare guns in their pockets, and tied everyone together with a long rope.

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