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Luis learned in his Naval training not to allow the sun to beat down on his lungs. What was the danger of doing this?

In what ways did Luis' training as a sailor help him through his ordeal?

As thirsty as Luis was, why didn't Luis drink some of the sea water?

Why did Luis tie himself to the raft? Why was it a risk and how did it prove to be almost fatal?

What caused Luis to have hallucinations? How did they perhaps help him get through his ordeal?

What things did Luis eat or drink during his many days on the raft? What did he eat that also quenched his thirst and why did it quench his thirst.

Why did the people who found Luis not allow him to have any food at first? Why were the people in the villages so...

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