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Students hold signs with messages of hope for the return of their missing friends who were on the Sewol ferry, which sank in the sea off Jindo, at Danwon High School in Ansan April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap

Students hold signs with messages of hope for the return of their missing friends who were on the Sewol ferry, which sank in the sea off Jindo, at Danwon High School in Ansan April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap

Students hold signs with messages of hope for the return of their missing friends who were on the Sewol ferry, which sank in the sea off Jindo, at Danwon High School in Ansan April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap
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Lee Joon-Seok (C), captain of the South Korean ferry "Sewol" which sank at sea off Jindo, is investigated at Mokpo police station in Mokpo April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap

Lee Joon-Seok (C), captain of the South Korean ferry "Sewol" which sank at sea off Jindo, is investigated at Mokpo police station in Mokpo April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap

Lee Joon-Seok (C), captain of the South Korean ferry "Sewol" which sank at sea off Jindo, is investigated at Mokpo police station in Mokpo April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap
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South Korean President Park Geun-hye (C) meets the family member of a missing passenger, who was on the Sewol ferry, which sank at sea, during her visit to a gym where family members gathered, in Jindo, April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap

South Korean President Park Geun-hye (C) meets the family member of a missing passenger, who was on the Sewol ferry, which sank at sea, during her visit to a gym where family members gathered, in Jindo, April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap

South Korean President Park Geun-hye (C) meets the family member of a missing passenger, who was on the Sewol ferry, which sank at sea, during her visit to a gym where family members gathered, in Jindo, April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap
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Family members of missing passengers who were on a South Korean ferry which capsized on Wednesday, wait for news of their family at a gym in Jindo April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Family members of missing passengers who were on a South Korean ferry which capsized on Wednesday, wait for news of their family at a gym in Jindo April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Family members of missing passengers who were on a South Korean ferry which capsized on Wednesday, wait for news of their family at a gym in Jindo April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Rescue ships take part in a rescue operation around the Sewol passenger ship, which sank in the sea off Jindo April 17, 2014, in this picture provided by the Korea Coast Guard and released by Yonhap. REUTERS/Yonhap

Rescue ships take part in a rescue operation around the Sewol passenger ship, which sank in the sea off Jindo April 17, 2014, in this picture provided by the Korea Coast Guard and released by Yonhap. REUTERS/Yonhap

Rescue ships take part in a rescue operation around the Sewol passenger ship, which sank in the sea off Jindo April 17, 2014, in this picture provided by the Korea Coast Guard and released by Yonhap. REUTERS/Yonhap
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Rescue ships take part in a rescue operation around the Sewol passenger ship, which sank in the sea off Jindo April 17, 2014, in this picture provided by the Jeollanam-do Province Office and released by Yonhap. REUTERS/Yonhap

Rescue ships take part in a rescue operation around the Sewol passenger ship, which sank in the sea off Jindo April 17, 2014, in this picture provided by the Jeollanam-do Province Office and released by Yonhap. REUTERS/Yonhap

Rescue ships take part in a rescue operation around the Sewol passenger ship, which sank in the sea off Jindo April 17, 2014, in this picture provided by the Jeollanam-do Province Office and released by Yonhap. REUTERS/Yonhap
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Family members of passengers missing on the overturned South Korean ferry Sewol react at the port in Jindo April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Family members of passengers missing on the overturned South Korean ferry Sewol react at the port in Jindo April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Family members of passengers missing on the overturned South Korean ferry Sewol react at the port in Jindo April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Ships take part in a rescue operation around the Sewol passenger ship, which sank in the sea off Jindo April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap

Ships take part in a rescue operation around the Sewol passenger ship, which sank in the sea off Jindo April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap

Ships take part in a rescue operation around the Sewol passenger ship, which sank in the sea off Jindo April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap
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Rescue ships take part in a rescue operation around the Sewol passenger ship (bottom R), which sank in the sea off Jindo April 16, 2014 in this picture provided by the Jeollanam-do Province Office and released by Yonhap. REUTERS/Yonhap

Rescue ships take part in a rescue operation around the Sewol passenger ship (bottom R), which sank in the sea off Jindo April 16, 2014 in this picture provided by the Jeollanam-do Province Office and released by Yonhap. REUTERS/Yonhap

Rescue ships take part in a rescue operation around the Sewol passenger ship (bottom R), which sank in the sea off Jindo April 16, 2014 in this picture provided by the Jeollanam-do Province Office and released by Yonhap. REUTERS/Yonhap
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Helicopters are seen above a South Korean passenger ship (C) that has been sinking, in the sea off Jindo April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap

Helicopters are seen above a South Korean passenger ship (C) that has been sinking, in the sea off Jindo April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap

Helicopters are seen above a South Korean passenger ship (C) that has been sinking, in the sea off Jindo April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Yonhap
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