Man Swims 5 Hours to Get Help After Boat Capsizes

John Riggs swam to shore as his family clung to the boat in jelly fish-infested waters off Maryland.
0:56 | 07/12/13

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Incredible survival story it's an incredible story of determination as well as one man fought to save his family. John -- boat capsized in -- storm off the Maryland coast tossing it into the water along with his dad sister niece and nephew. As everyone clung to the -- Riggs took off on a five hour swim to shore through heavy surf. He was so tired when he got to land he actually crawled to the nearest house. There's not know. He's going all of them while Jones. -- get nastier and blown call girl com. We're -- Louisville -- wound up back out there. Be an -- -- set up a little prayer in -- set all of a sudden my feet hit. The sandy bottom come out I look around the corner and there's a man standing on my deck and he kept saying I'm just need to save my family. Wow what a family had been in the jelly fish infested water for eight hours but incredibly because if his determination every one. Is doing well.

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