On a lighter note, there was no indication that she was in contact with the long-lost S.S. Minnow during her ordeal and she claimed no knowledge of either a “Gilligan” or “Skipper.”
Saturday, April 21, 2012
More than a Three Hour Tour
I came across a news story, apparently a few months old, about an 8 year old Indonesian girl who had been separated from family and swept out to sea in the tsunami that hit West Aceh after a massive earthquake hit the area two days after Christmas 2004. She miraculously reached landfall somewhere else on the Indonesia coastline but couldn’t be identified and spent the next 7 years living on village streets. Somehow she made a return to her village (now age 15) and was reunited with her mother and extended family. Amazing fortune – hard to imagine the joy of the girl and her family.