Fourteen months at sea - level 2
A fisherman went on a fishing trip from Mexico in December 2012, but he was blown out to sea.
He had to drink turtle blood and catch fish and birds with his bare hands. He survived in the Pacific Ocean for an unbelievable 14 months. He was found on a remote coral atoll in his small boat.
The fisherman’s family spoke out about their joy. His brother is still in shock and very grateful to God and all the people who helped his brother.
The man’s mother never lost hope. She always felt that he was alive. Her heart was with him.
Difficult words: remote (far away), atoll (island in the shape of a ring), grateful (feeling that you want to thank somebody), her heart was with him (she believed strongly that he was alive).
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