By Richard D. Logan PhD, Tere Duperrault Fassbender

Terry Jo Duperrault was once eleven while her kin 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 go with the flow in the course of the sea, Terry Jo's rescue photos 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 used to be no longer healed sufficient to bare what it took to outlive for 4 days adrift and by myself at sea.Co-authored by means of psychologist and survival professional Richard Logan, readers delve into the main points of ways a bit woman survived the homicide of her relatives; the sluggish cave in of the small cork waft she used to maintain afloat whereas guarded by way of a small pod of whales; and the aftermath and the reclamation of life.ALONE is the last word inspirational story of fine.

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She wore this as she prowled the woods on her secret jungle adventures and when she swung on vines in her own private jungle. By 1960 Doc realized that he had become so busy that he was losing contact with his children. He decided that if he didn’t take his family on that dream sailing cruise soon, it might never happen. The time had come. He had decided the family needed first to try out a brief sailing excursion to see how well they would adapt to the routine of sailing and to being together in the confined space of a sailboat.

To top it off he was a fitness buff decades before fitness became the rage. He worked out often to keep the hard, lean body that gave women still more reason to be attracted to him. When he worked on his boat in the Bahia Mar marina, or when he posed for photographs, he usually managed to do so with his shirt off. The only flaw in Harvey’s gorgeous persona was an occasional stammer – which only seemed to make this Adonis more human and accessible – and a mild case of lazy eye. To the chagrin of many ladies in Fort Lauderdale, the attractive playboy married a beautiful former TWA flight attendant and aspiring writer on July 26, 1961.

Funk, who died in 1982, also wrote some of the early Associated Press wire service stories on the Bluebelle. At some point, Ben entrusted his files on the Bluebelle and Julian Harvey to his good friend, the late Gene Miller, Pulitzer Prize-winning Miami Herald writer. He evidently hoped that Mr. Miller might one day write a book. Miller gave me Funk’s research notes in 1992. He had followed Tere’s story and had deep affection for her, and she for him. I believe it was his hearing of my personal friendship with Tere that led him to give me these notes.

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