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Costa Concordia Passenger Found Alive, Americans Still Missing

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A German woman listed as missing and presumed to still be trapped onboard the Costa Concordia has been found safe and sound in Germany, reports MSNBC.

According to The Mirror, Gertrud Goergens walked into a police station in Germany to report her safety. Now, 23 people are still unaccounted for, including a Minnesota couple.

A "vigil of hope" was held Tuesday evening for Jerry and Barbara Heil in their town of White Bear Lake. According to CNN, a prayer service will be held Wednesday night at St. Pius X Catholic Church.

Five more bodies were pulled from the wreckage on Tuesday. The body of Sandor Feher, a 38-year-old Hungarian violinist who had been working as an entertainer on the ship, was pulled from the wreckage on Wednesday.

More than 70 of the Costa Concordia's surviving passengers from around the world have joined a class action lawsuit against the cruise line. A French couple is also collecting signatures for their suit against the tour operator.

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