Peruvian crew member Erika Soria (C) pose with friends at work ...
Jan 16th, 2012
(Reuters) - Peruvian crew member Erika Soria (C) pose with friends at work in this undated handout photo. Erika is one of the missing people from the Costa Concordia cruise ship after it ran aground off the west coast of Italy at Giglio island. REUTERS/Soria family archive/Handout (PERU - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS -
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