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Shipwreck survivor recalls ten days lost in Hecate Strait

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Jesse Brillon and his two friend Brian and Dave Martynuik went prawn fishing earlier this month. But after an accident, they wound up shipwrecked in the Hecate Strait. They survived ten days at sea, in part by eating seaweed. Jesse Brillon recounts his story.

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