1. MIRACLE

    Japanese Man Saved 10 Miles Out at Sea

    A miraculous survival story from Japan: Rescue crews saved a 60-year-old tsunami survivor after they spotted him floating 10 miles out at sea on what used to be the roof of his house. Hiromitsu Shinkawa lived near the epicenter of the quake, and the tsunami swept away his home as he was trying to gather his belongings and flee. Two days later, a rescue ship found him waving a red flag he had crafted himself. “I thought that day was going to be the last day of my life,” Shinkawa said. Sadly, his wife is still missing.

    Read it at The Guardian