Jose Salvador Alvarenga survived alone on pacific atoll for more than a year

Torbjörn Sassersson är grundare av NewsVoice som startade 2011. Torbjörn har arbetat inom media sedan 1995. Han har en fil kand (1992) inom miljövård från Stockholms Universitet. Stöd hans arbete genom en direktdonation via Paypal.
publicerad 3 februari 2014
- Torbjörn Sassersson

Jose Salvador Alvarenga photo Tony de Brum.pngA man washed up on the Marshall Islands in the Pacific was lost at sea for more than a year. He left Mexico on a fishing trip, was blown off course after his engine died and watched his buddy starve to death.

Text: Tracy Connor, NBC News | Photo: Tony de Brum | Map: Wikimedia Commons

“The castaway, who identified himself as Jose Salvador Alvarenga, was questioned Monday by police and told them an incredible story: He drifted 6,000 miles in a 24-foot boat, surviving on fish, birds, turtles, rainwater, urine — and prayers.”

Observe the perfect product placement for Coca Cola, or maybe he just asked for it. (editors note)

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