This week's Vincent Award goes to Louis Jordan. Louis didn't set out to do something difficult, he just decided to go out on his boat to do a little fishing. But after being gone a few days his family started to worry and notified authorities.
Jordan had been living on his docked sailboat at the Bucksport Plantation Marina in Conway, S.C., until January, when he told his family he was "going into the open water to sail and do some fishing," said his mother, Norma Davis, of Jacksonville, N.C. The family had not heard from him since, she said.
Because Louis Jordan did not have experience sailing in the open ocean he did not file a float plan which made a search a rescue nearly impossible. After 10 days the search was abononded. Louis Jordan survived alone on his sailboat for 66 days with nothing but rainwater and fish to sustan him. He was rescued yesterday and is being treated for dehydration and an injured shoulder. 66 days...increadible! Glad to see that Louis Jordan is back safe.
The original story can be found at FoxNews.