02/15/2013 09:41 am ET

Saline Woman Who Was Aboard Carnival Cruise Shares Story

(WXYZ) - What started out as a four day cruise for Gina Howe and her friend has turned into a week long nightmare.
The Saline woman had been trapped on the Carnival Cruise ship Triumph since Sunday when a small fire knocked out the power to the entire ship.

Since then, passengers had been experiencing horrific living conditions on the cruise liner. Howe is a diabetic who needs protein and she ran out of insulin a few days ago on the crippled ship. She had to wait in line for hours just to get any food.

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