The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor: Who Drifted on a Life Raft for Ten Days Without Food or Water, Was Proclaimed a Nati... - Chapter 5: Aboard the Life Raft Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5: Aboard the Life Raft Summary and Analysis

Luis waved his shirt for five minutes. He had been wrong. The plane wasn't heading directly at him. It was flying too high to see him and veered off in a different direction. Naturally, he was disheartened but tried to be proactive. He decided to try to take precautions to protect himself as much as possible. He knew that he shouldn't expose his lungs to the sun. He laid on his side and covered himself with his shirt. It was then that he first felt thirsty. He thought of drinking some sea water but that was dangerous. He could drink a small amount later if need be. Then he heard another plane. The plane passed over twice. He waved at it but it was very high and didn't spot him. He was sure...

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