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Man treads water, drifts for 17 hours after kayak sinks

A man who spent 17 hours treading water and drifting, trying desperately to stay afloat after his kayak sank in Long Island Sound was saved in dramatic fashion Wednesday, CBS New York reports.

Police surmise Diaz treaded water all night long, moving with the tides — east to Port Jefferson, N.Y., back to Lloyd Harbor, and north across the sound toward Stamford, Connecticut and then Norwalk, Connecticut.


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