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Marshall Islands Castaway Survives 13 Months Out at Sea

The story of an El Salvadoran man who allegedly was lost at sea for more than a year almost mirrors one of Hollywood’s most adventurous and heart-felt films, “Castaway,” which was released in 2000 starring Tom Hanks. The realistic castaway, 37-year-old Jose Salvador Alvarenga, was discovered Monday washed ashore on a tiny island of the Marshall Islands. The islands are located in …

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Group Lost At Sea Four Days; Survives On Rainwater

It was like the opening theme song montage from Gilligan’s Island, only there was no radio, no hammocks, and no one was laughing. Two Americans, six Hondurans, and a Canadian set out on a pleasure cruise near Honduras on Saturday. They were headed for a nearby island when their boat ran out of gas. The trip was only supposed to …

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