RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This time, reality surpassed fiction: what looked like a movie scene turned out to be the tragic story of a group of six people in Brazil. They were all crew members of a boat that sank on March 24 when the ship's galley exploded and started a fire.
After the accident, the six people were shipwrecked for 17 days on a deserted island off the coast of northeastern Brazil. They survived on the little food they found on the ship and drank rainwater.
It was Jeferson Marcos dos Santos and Joelson Silva da Costa who . . .