Prayers, Hymn Helped Man Survive on Ice Floe After Boat Sank

Prayers, Hymn Helped Man Survive on Ice Floe After Boat Sank

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yellow-sun-bright.jpgA 66-year-old fisherman who survived two nights in frigid temperatures on a pan of ice off northern Newfoundland said he repeatedly sang a church hymn, while hoping crews would find him.

“That gave me strength,” said Rex Saunders, who was found on Wednesday morning on an ice pan near where his small boat had sunk. “I wore [it] right out,” he said with a chuckle.

(Continue reading w/ photo at CBC)

Photo courtesy of Sun Star

 

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