The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor: Who Drifted on a Life Raft for Ten Days Without Food or Water, Was Proclaimed a Nati... - Chapter 14: My Heroism Consisted of Not letting Myself Die Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14: My Heroism Consisted of Not letting Myself Die Summary and Analysis

Luis found it surprising that he was treated as a hero for not letting himself die. People asked him how it felt to be a hero but he never had a response. He was just happy that his terrible sun burns stopped hurting. A scar began to form on his knee. He had the same friends as he had before but they did seem to like him more. At first people he didn't know would stare at him like he was a strange animal. He spent a week at Cartagena Naval Hospital where he was assigned a guard so no one could speak to him. Press from all of the world had come to Cartagena to talk to him and tell his story.

Only Luis'...

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