Ten years on, Costa Concordia shipwreck still haunts survivors, islanders

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Reuters

By Gabriele Pileri and Philip Pullella GIGLIO, Italy (Reuters) -Ester Percossi can still hear the screams, feel the cold and see the terror in people’s eyes. She is one of the survivors of the shipwreck of the Costa Concordia, the luxury cruise liner that capsized after hitting rocks just off the coast of the small Italian island of Giglio on Jan. 13, 2012, killing 32 people in one of Europe’s worst maritime disasters. Percossi and other survivors have returned to the island to pay tribute to the dead and again thank the islanders who, in the dark and dead of winter, helped 4,200 crew and pass…

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