A Teen is Rescued After Being Adrift for 49 Days

You never hear about this happening, a teen survived the unthinkable, living adrift in the middle of the ocean for 49 days. The teen was working on a floating fish hut when the rope anchoring the platform broke and after being passed by . 

The Guardian reported the teenager has been rescued after surviving for 49 days adrift at sea in a fishing hut. Aldi Novel Adilang, 19, from Sulawesi in Indonesia, works as a lamp keeper on a floating fish trap, 

In mid-July, heavy winds snapped its moorings and it drifted to the ocean. The teenager had a few days' worth of supplies and survived by catching fish and cooking them by burning wood from his hut; he sipped seawater through his clothing to minimize his salt intake. 



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