PRIOLO GARGALLO (SICILY), ITALY - 31 JULY 2013: The Christmas tree prepared by the missing and presumed dead Costa Concordia cruise ship passenger Mariagrazia Trecarichi, is here in the living room 18 months after her disappearance, in Priolo Gargallo, Italy, on July 31st 2013. Mariagrazia Trecarichi had told her husband Elio Vincenzi to not undo the Christmas tree because she would have done it upon her return at home, reason for which Mr Vincenzi decided to leave the tree where it is.
Mariagrazia Trecarichi is missing since January 14th 2012, the day of her 50th birthday, after the Costa Concordia shipwrekck at the Giglio Island in Tuscany, Italy. Of the 3,229 passengers and 1,023 crew known to have been aboard, 30 people died,, and two more passengers are missing and presumed dead, inclusding Mrs Trecarichi. Mariagrazia Trecarichi had survived two cancers and decided to celebrate her 50th birthday on the Costa Concordia.