Stranded cruise passenger answers the question: Is there sewage everywhere?

Feb 14, 2013 Full story: WLLR-FM Davenport

Talk about making the best of a bad situation. Chris McCord, an optimistic and stoic stranded Carnival Cruise line passenger, called in to the Michael Berry Show to describe the conditions on board.

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Bryn Mawr, PA

#1 Feb 16, 2013
The disentary / ecoli issue seems to be being down played. Alot of people aren't even smart enough to realize their stomach problems are from food and sanitation issues and rather than a flu or virus in normal times. The only saving grace was they openend everything up for ventilation or stayed on deck.

That's going to be nasty to clean up in more ways than one. Gravity works one way-down. Fluids on the upper decks are probably still seeping down along with seeping into nooks, crannys, cracks etc on the same level.

Dublin, GA

#2 Feb 16, 2013
Sounds like most of the Wal-Mart bathrooms ive encountered thru my travels."BoohHoo"

Taylorsville, NC

#3 Feb 17, 2013
Why was the sewerage saved? I mean, in an emergency wouldn't it have been better to use buckets as slop jars and toss it all in the ocean? Certain sea creatures would feed on it, some might need to be cleaned up later, but at least the Boat wouldn't have been so nasty and dangerous. Especially when the boat was far from shore and before the toilets were overflowing. I know the photos of the boat reaching shore would have been gross, but appearances aside, in an emergency wouldn't it have been better if the toilets were closed, buckets used and emptied overbord?

Snellville, GA

#4 Feb 17, 2013
Good thing al roker wasn't on that paticular cruise.

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