Their survival is quite extraordinary, their story, unique. Little wonder that on remote Badu Island, in the Torres Strait, the locals are calling it a miracle. Three children, castaway, all alone on a deserted island living on coconuts and oysters. But first there was that disaster at sea; an accident that would claim the lives of their parents and another child, a three-year-old. Then the marathon swim through treacherous waters, braving sharks and crocodiles. And they’re just youngsters, remarkable, courageous youngsters now telling their story for the first time.
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