CNN, recently interviewed two Syrians who said they could not afford the $1350 Dollars requested by smugglers. They knew however that they had to flee their war torn country at all costs. So together they decided to swim. After a five hour swim and nearing exhaustion, they flashed an emergency lazer. A Coast Guard, came to their help and they were rescued. CNN, cannot confirm if their story is true but they do have in their possession the maps that plotted their perilous journey.