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Hot Clicks: Cruise ship leaves parents behind in Bahamas with their kids on board

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Who was in the wrong? The cruise line or the parents? That's the discussion that has started online after a Norwegian Cruise line left a mother and father stranded in the Bahamas while the ship headed back to New York with their 3 kids on board. Passengers captured video of the ship leaving and the mother running to the waters edge, arms flailing while yelling at the ship as she falls to her knees.

While the video is enough to break any parents heart, there's another side to the story. The ship was scheduled to leave at 5:30pm sharp. When the woman hadn't returned, her husband got off the ship to go look for her. Moments later, the horn blew and the cruise ship sailed off. 

The cruise line made it clear that the kids were not left alone, they were with their uncle who accompanied them back to New York. They also said in a statement that "the ship went beyond normal protocol and waited an additional half hour. It was decided the husband would disembark with their travel documents to wait for his wife."

Do you think the ship should have turned back? Or is the mother at fault for not being on-time? 

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