PHOTOS: Local Cruise Passenger Describes Nightmare

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Thousands on board a crippled cruise ship finally returned to shore in Mobile, Ala., Friday morning.

For nearly five days, the ship drifted without most of its power, causing problems with plumbing, air conditioning and food supplies.

The passengers complained of sewage-filled hallways, foul smells and horrid conditions.

Lisa Miller, of Mansfield, was one of the passengers aboard the Carnival Triumph.

After taking what she called the “longest shower of her life,” we spoke to her by phone on Friday’s Fox 8 News in the Morning.

“The hallways were running over. You would squish. We took mattresses; being outside wasn’t too bad. We got wet and cold, one thing after another,” Miller described.

She was preparing to board the plane to head home just before 6 p.m. Friday.

*Listen to her entire interview below this story

For additional coverage on the Carnival Triumph, click HERE.