According to NECN, the rescue effort has been called off and the search for Marina Kohn, missing on the Merrimack River, is now a recovery effort. So that explains why the helicopter is gone, I guess.
When I was young, the nephew of our neighbor drowned in the lake we lived on (he was visiting), in Michigan ... he was about 18, I think. He went fishing in a rowboat and a sudden thunderstorm capsized the boat.
He could not swim.
When I was a little girl in Barbados, I spent most of my life in the ocean, but we lived on the calm, Caribbean side of the island. As macsurf said in this comment to another post and as sds said last night, you need to have respect and understand what you're up against.
I think that no amount of signs will help. I think you need to have grown up around the water and have been told and told and told ... and even then, you can still be a victim.
I don't usually pray, but I will say a little prayer for Marina Kohn, just in case ...
Welch poet on fire at Actors Studio.
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