It’s a horror scenario for any parent. To see your kids in danger and be powerless to help them.

But fortunately for Katie, HM Coastguard was on hand to ‘save three lives’ on the day her worst nightmare came to life.

The visiting university professor from America and her two teenage boys, Henry and Sam, were rescued by the coastguard helicopter from a disappearing beach in the nick of time earlier this year, after struggling to raise an alarm.

The family of three, on a day trip from London, were out exploring the fossil-rich beaches of the Seven Sisters white cliffs when they noticed the beach receding and the tide coming in.

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