Man survives 60 hours at bottom of Atlantic

Dramatic footage of a rescue of a ship's cook, who survived for almost three days trapped in an air bubble in his sunken ship

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+24 1. sp176 commented 9 years ago

Try as I might, I can't imagine what would go through your head in this circumstance
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+29 2. cameramaster commented 9 years ago

I tried to post this myself...somehow i screwed it up...I'm pleased somebody did it properly though.Imagine being that diver and your down there among the dead bodies...then something grabs your hand...not a good thing to happen when your in a diving suit!..Awesome that Harrison managed to keep his head the whole time..RESPECTS!
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+17 3. torbengb commented 9 years ago

The cook is always the last survivor! #stevenseagal

Seriuosly though, huge kudos to that man for staying sane for so long. It's impossible to imagine his situation and how one would deal with it. Just _trying_ to think about it shorts my mind. Respect, chef!
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+11 4. Unknown commented 9 years ago

Nearly three days in the dark, trapped in a bubble.
And then suddenly come to your rescue divers. What a relief
for the ship's cook, and his family. :)
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+8 5. loadrunner commented 9 years ago

He was lucky to have some energy reserves in his body. Must be cold in water like that.
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+8 6. sux2bu commented 9 years ago

It is reported that Harrison,a Christian, recited the bible verses from the last psalm his wife had sent by text message: "Oh God, by your name, save me. ... The Lord sustains my life."

"The rest of my life is not enough to thank God for this wonder, it is incredible," Harrison told a Nigerian newspaper.
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+1 7. glassweaver commented 9 years ago

"Man, with all the shit that's been going on lateley, I'm doing good just to keep my head above water."
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+9 8. deadhorse commented 9 years ago

Rescue diver was super calm and professional. Nightmare for the poor guy, glad he made it out.
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+1 10. MindTrick commented 5 years ago

Classic of the day, and i had to watch it again. This video still gives me the goosebumps. I don't know why, but the part where he asks for his name, and he tells his name back to him, something about that part is really emotional to me. And the end comment, (im no expert, but sounds south african?) "YOURE A SURVIVOR!", i love that part, they are so happy to find this guy.
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0 11. buckleg08 commented 193 days ago

that is still an epic survival story...:O
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0 12. Judge-Jake commented 193 days ago

That is just something else, I'm guessing he was tapping on the metal work around him and hearing noises from the rescuers, giving him hope for quite a while before they found him.