Young Girl Orphaned At Sea Tells Her Harrowing Tale of Surviving the Impossible

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In 1961, the country was plagued by a horrifying story of a young girl turning up alone in the middle of the ocean. When she was rescued, she was so traumatized that she couldn’t even talk.  After trying to find out her identity and her family, she finally revealed who she was and where her family ended up. She told her horror at sea story.

The Girl on the White Raft

A ship smoothly sailing on the ocean around the Bahama’s noticed something very out of place in the beautiful blue paradise. The freighter ship sailed closer to the object to check it out and noticed that it was actually a small girl floating on a small raft. She was alone. The sailors on board immediately rescued the young girl and took her into safety. They tried to get information out of her, but she wouldn’t talk. Rather, she couldn’t talk. But, no one was expecting the horrifying story that she would soon be able to tell.

Family Vacation Turned Horror Story

Dr. Arthur Duperrault, 41, and his wife Jean, 38, planned a sailing trip to the Caribbean for them and their three kids, Brian, 14, Terry Jo, 11, and Renee, 7. They were all eager to get away from the harsh cold of Wisconsin into the warm sunshine of the Caribbean. The family would soon regret leaving their sleepy Wisconsin town…

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