Stranger Than Fiction - 11 hours floating in the Gulf battling sun and surf!!

Stranger Than Fiction ... A Pass-a-Grille Woman, Lost in Storm While Swimming, Braves Gulf 11 Hours, Lives to Tell Story - August 1942, Evening Independent

'An escape from death at sea, miraculous as any ever told in fiction, was related last night by Mrs. Jessie Arnold, 62-year-old Pass-a-Grille rooming house proprietor, as she recuperated in her home after a grueling 24-hour battle against sun and surf.

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