The Man Who Was Trapped Underwater Essay

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In order to survive, people have been known to go to great lengths and to do things they would not ordinarily do. Life is beautiful. I would give anything to live for eternity, which in fact isn’t possible. Death is a scary thing. There are people who have survived disasters, sicknesses, and many life threatening situations. They look death in the eye and laugh, because they survived and prospered. These terrific people went through great lengths to keep living and kept fighting until the end. I read an incredible article called “The Man Who Was Trapped Underwater (for 3 days)” about a man whose ship had sunk killing all his shipmates and everyone else on board. This article sent chills down my spine. Harrison Okene was a young, happy, and…show more content…
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