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The Sunday Read: 'A Speck in the Sea'

The Sunday Read: 'A Speck in the Sea'

Update: 2020-08-0919
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John Aldridge fell overboard in the middle of the night, 40 miles from shore, and the Coast Guard was looking in the wrong place. This is a story about isolation — and our struggle to close the space between us.

This story was recorded by Audm. To hear more audio stories from publishers like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android.

This is the article read in this episode, written by Paul Tough.

Comments (5)

Mark Sudak

Incredible story! The Coastguard doesn't get enough credit or publicity for what they do every single day. It's always great to hear a successful Coast Guard rescue story!

Aug 13th
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Marian Merritt

Excellent story, well told. Brought me to tears. Throughout the story I wanted to google the results but was held fast to listening to the story. Love The Daily!

Aug 10th
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Tomik Dash

Brought me to tears.

Aug 10th
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Abdullah ÖZDEMİR

good

Aug 9th
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The Sunday Read: 'A Speck in the Sea'

The Sunday Read: 'A Speck in the Sea'