Tag: Jose Salvador Alvarenga

Castaway says faith helped him survive 13 months adrift in Pacific

It’s an alleged true-life story that trumps Hollywood’s latest castaway tale. Thirteen months adrift at sea (maybe more). Thousands of miles traveled. Survival with only what nature and the elements provided. Jose Salvador Alvarenga washed up on a remote coral atoll in the Marshall Islands last week in a heavily damaged boat. He said he…