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Trouble for Thousand Oaks Teen Sailing Around World Alone

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16-year-old Abby Sunderland apparently set off her emergency beacon this morning, prompting a search for the Thousand Oaks teen who is attempting to sail around the world solo. She was in the Indian Ocean -- the place she was warned to be the most difficult -- when she lost contact while talking to her parents over the satellite phone. An hour later, the Coast Guard called the family to say her beacon was set off. Sunderland's last blog entry from yesterday was titled A Rough Few Days. She departed from Marina del Rey in January. Her brother Zac completed the journey last year.