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    South Korea Ferry Victim Mix-Ups Prompt DNA Tests

    Wochit Headline News

    by Wochit Headline News

    Parents of youngsters aboard the doomed South Korean ferry are facing the heartbreaking task of trying to identify bodies that are so badly decomposed that DNA tests are often necessary to confirm its their loved one. “Because the bodies have been under water for days, even parents don’t recognize their children anymore,” a coast guard official told Korea's Yonhap news agency.