Lost and Found, South Pacific

Nov 29, 2010
Outside Magazine

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Three South Pacific teenagers were recently found after 50 days adrift in an isolated stretch of ocean, almost 900 miles from where they were lost, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.

The Tokelauan boys, of the Atafu Atoll, caught a single a seagull for food, and in the days before their rescue, resorted to drinking seawater. Despite their hardships, the boys appear to be in fairly good condition. The boys got lost while traveling to find two young women they had met at a rugby match on a nearby island, reports CNN.

Earlier, after an extensive search for the missing teens, there was a memorial service for them on Tokelau. Now, there is wide-spread celebration.

--Will Taylor

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