By Richard D. Logan PhD, Tere Duperrault Fassbender
Terry Jo Duperrault used to be eleven while her relatives was once murdered at sea aboard a chartered sailboat off the coast of Florida. She jumped overboard simply in time to flee. Surviving 4 days on a cork flow in the course of the sea, Terry Jo's rescue photographs graced lifestyles journal quickly after she was once found.This is the 1st time Terry Jo, referred to now as Tere Duperrault Fassbender, has been capable of absolutely inform her tale. In September 1988 Oprah Winfrey reunited her with the freighter captain who stored her yet, even then, she was once now not healed sufficient to bare what it took to outlive for 4 days adrift and on my own at sea.Co-authored by means of psychologist and survival specialist Richard Logan, readers delve into the main points of the way a bit lady survived the homicide of her kinfolk; the sluggish cave in of the small cork go with the flow she used to maintain afloat whereas guarded through a small pod of whales; and the aftermath and the reclamation of life.ALONE is the final word inspirational story of fine.
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Mary Dene Jordan was a TWA flight attendant before she married Julian Harvey in the summer of 1961. CHAPTER THREE A Brief Time in Paradise By Wednesday morning, November 8, 1961, the Bluebelle had been provisioned for a week’s trip. The Duperraults eagerly went aboard to begin their highly anticipated voyage. The children were romping on the deck, excited about the adventures ahead, when Harold Pegg, the Bluebelle’s owner and Harvey’s employer, came aboard to take on a supply of ice. 22-caliber rifle.
What everyone had heard was that during his nineteen-year military career, he had received both the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal for actions as a B-24 bomber pilot in World War II, and he had flown the charismatic F-86 Sabre Jet in the Korean War. It was also known that Harvey loved to sail. After retiring from the Air Force in 1958, the former fighter pilot (at the time either divorced or merely separated, but certainly holding himself out as unattached) cut quite a figure. When he came first to Miami and then to Fort Lauderdale to pursue his longtime dream of becoming the full-time master of a sailing yacht, he became a regular at local marinas and yacht clubs, rarely bothering to talk with men, but always seen at the bar with a beautiful woman.
II. Title. 4/52--dc22 1005 Printed in the USA by Thomson-Shore first edition printed on recycled paper 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Never Forgotten: Mom, Dad, Brian, and René; Gammie; Mo and Unk For the Future: Brooke, Blaire, and Brian; Alison, Wesley, and Arthur –Tere Contents Acknowledgments Foreword Preface Sailing Dreams The Adventurer A Brief Time in Paradise A Captain’s Tale The Sea Waif A Warrior’s End The Dark of Night Eternal Father Recovering Terry Jo’s Truth The Mask of the Hero All the Women Are Strong Afterword Epilogue Bibliography Index ACKNOWLEDGMENTS by Tere Fassbender As I sit on the shoreline of Lake Michigan, I listen to the whitecaps tumbling and crashing on the beach.