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John Tag, right, of North Valley Stream, Frank (Credit: Steven Sunshine)

John Tag, right, of North Valley Stream, Frank Isola, of Merrick, and Hank Truglio, left, of Floral Park, talk with Newsday at Freeport Marina about the July Fourth tragedy off Cove Neck in Oyster Bay which claimed the lives of three children after the boat they were in capsized. (July 7, 2012)

LIers react to July 4 boat tragedy

Long Islanders react to the July Fourth tragedy that claimed the lives of three children when the boat they were in capsized off Cove Neck in Oyster Bay.

John Tag, right, of North Valley Stream, Frank
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

John Tag, right, of North Valley Stream, Frank Isola, of Merrick, and Hank Truglio, left, of Floral Park, talk with Newsday at Freeport Marina about the July Fourth tragedy off Cove Neck in Oyster Bay which claimed the lives of three children after the boat they were in capsized. (July 7, 2012)

The Sinner family of Oceanside prepare to leave
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

The Sinner family of Oceanside prepare to leave Freeport Marina for a day out on the water. (July 7, 2012)

The Sinner family of Oceanside prepare to leave
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

The Sinner family of Oceanside prepare to leave Freeport Marina for a day out on the water. (July 7, 2012)

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The Chiaramonte family of Massapequa prepare to leave
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

The Chiaramonte family of Massapequa prepare to leave Freeport Marina for a day out on the water. (July 7, 2012)

Bob Grossman of West Islip at the Seaborn
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Bob Grossman of West Islip at the Seaborn Marina in Bay Shore. (July 7, 2012)

Rick Rivara, 61, of Long Beach, stands in
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Rick Rivara, 61, of Long Beach, stands in front of his boat, Living Large III, docked at Point Lookout Marina. (July 7, 2012)

Rick Rivara, 61, of Long Beach, checks the
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Rick Rivara, 61, of Long Beach, checks the life jackets on his boat, Living Large III, docked at Point Lookout Marina. (July 7, 2012)

Marybeth Muth, 50, of Bay Shore, at the
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Marybeth Muth, 50, of Bay Shore, at the Bay Shore Marina. (July 7, 2012)

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Kevin Cooper, owner of Coops Bait and Tackle
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Kevin Cooper, owner of Coops Bait and Tackle in Bay Shore, talked with Newsday about the July Fourth boating tragedy off Cove Neck in Oyster Bay which claimed the lives of three children. (July 7, 2012)

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