shipwreck survivor

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a shipwrecked person


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Clinging to the Worthington Cup like a shipwreck survivor to a piece of driftwood,he continued to insist that beating Manchester United at Cardiff represented a magnificent milestone in a campaign that,apparently, had more good in it than bad.
After one song titled Baby Elian in reference to Havana's seven-month-long fight last year to have shipwreck survivor Elian Gonzalez returned from the US, Castro stood and applauded, presumably in recognition of the Manic Street Preachers' sympathy with the Cuban cause.
The Miami house that for five months was Ground Zero of the custody battle over 6-year-old Elian Gonzalez is to become a permanent shrine to the Cuban shipwreck survivor.
Cuban exile group Movimiento Democracia has threatened to shut down Miami International Airport and the Port of Miami on 30 March if the young shipwreck survivor Elian Gonzalez is returned to Cuba.
Swept From the Sea Based on Joseph Conrad's story ``Amy Foster,'' the film charts the stormy affair between servant girl Rachel Weisz and shipwreck survivor Vincent Perez in 19th-century Cornwall, England.
Gay or straight, Bill was her son, and Lily Dale is a mother in mourning; when Knight sits alone onstage, softly singing "Billy Boy"--a folk song she sang to her young son--waves of grief wash over her and the audience, breaking our hearts and rocking Lily Dale back and forth like a shipwreck survivor in a lifeboat on a rough ocean.
Since 2010, the Vessel-ID System, installed on ESA's Columbus module, has improved the ship tracking ability of coast guards around the world and even aided rescue services for a lone shipwreck survivor stranded in the North Sea.
READERS' The Life of Pi by Yann Martel (Canongate) I was intrigued by the premise of this book - a teenage shipwreck survivor crosses an ocean on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger - but couldn't make it through the first chapter on my first reading.
MON, SKY ATLANTIC, 10PM NEW Hunderby Black comedy seen by some as a homage to Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca, it follows the fortunes of a shipwreck survivor.
3 Which US actress, who was at 87 the oldest actor ever to be nominated for an Oscar for her role as an elderly shipwreck survivor in the film Titanic, died at the age of 100?
American authorities were in the spotlight on April 22,2000 when US federal agents seized six-year-old Cuban shipwreck survivor Elian Gonzalez in an early morning raid on the Miami home of his relatives.
During the series, we also take a look at the bloodline from the founding father of the Welsh gypsies Abram Wood to Cardiff teacher, Teleri Jarman-Gray, as well as the link between a mystery Italian shipwreck survivor and the daughter of Welsh composer Meirion Williams.
And it was that natural sexual ease that made filming 12 hours of love making on a beach in the Bahamas so easy, says Juan, who swapped his role as an Italian stallion for the part of a shipwreck survivor in the psychological thriller.
Crowe's performance in Gladiator was favourite at William Hill at 8/11, while Ladbrokes gave shortest odds of 4/5 for Hanks's role as a shipwreck survivor in Cast Away.
In the latest stop on his five-month odyssey, the young shipwreck survivor was moved to a secluded and wooded Maryland retreat with lots of room to play.