Soldier in the jungle – level 2

13-04-2016 07:00

Three weeks ago, a soldier went missing in Colombia’s wilderness. He somehow separated from his group in an area known for heavy rebel activity.

The soldier spent most days walking around looking for food. He survived on plants, turtle meat and fruit. He went days without water. He said that his family inspired him to go on. He even made up his own rap songs to keep himself going.

After 23 days, his fellow soldiers were very happy when they found him. They gave him food and took him to hospital.

Difficult words: wilderness (an area with no people), separate (to get away from something), inspire (to help).

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