LAMPEDUSA, ITALY - AUGUST 24: An Italian coastguard boat carrying migrants of an undetermined nationality docks in the island port on August 24, 2011 in Lampedusa, Italy. Over 50,000 refugees have ... more 
LAMPEDUSA, ITALY - AUGUST 24: An Italian coastguard boat carrying migrants of an undetermined nationality docks in the island port on August 24, 2011 in Lampedusa, Italy. Over 50,000 refugees have risked the crossing to Italy since the start of the year, as reported by The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), with the small island of Lampedusa a focal point for the migrations as political turmoil continues to flare across North Africa. (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images) less 
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Wed, Aug 24, 2011 5:51 PM EDT