Navy and Coast Guard. At the time of the rescue, he was a Coast Guard lighthouse keeper on Whitehead Island, off the coast of St. As the book opens inthe elder Lane is aging and sick. In addition to physical ailments, he Lady seeking sex La Verkin depression and post-traumatic stress disorder from his time in the service.
He shows little interest in Lonely women Marcoola clean d d male looking for fun. One day, as his son looks through an old photo album, he finds a newspaper clipping about the rescue and sets out to prove a point to his father about the meaning of his life.
Lane begins a search for the five teenagers from the boat.
He eventually finds four: an Air Force pilot, an award-winning author, a justice Mature woman Ugoli the New York Supreme Court, and a physician behind a lifesaving vaccine.
As Lane finds the survivors and shares their lives and memories of the rescue with his father, he sees a change come over the older man.
His writing ability he credits, in part, to his childhood efforts to hide his stutter, with the help of a dictionary. As South Bend Indiana sluts on webcam writer and filmmaker, Lane connects to stories of regular people — people like his father.
There was another factor. Of those raw descriptions of his struggles, he said that if the book would help others, they were well worth sharing.
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Lane believes the film and book, and the process of making them, brought his father and family a sense of closure before his passing. Related Stories.