Tsunami Stud

In 2011, Japan was faced with a huge earthquake and the following devastating tsunami. Hideaki Akaiwa (b 1968) found out that his house (including his wife trapped in an air bubble) is below 3 meters (10 ft) of water.

133 days lost at sea

Poon Lim was a man of Chinese decent who served aboard a British merchant ship in 1942. The Second World War was in full swing  and his boat was attacked by German submarines. Poon Lim -not knowing how to swim- somehow got hold of a life jacket and a life raft. The raft had some basic supplies and water, but …