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9 Years Later, Teen Gets Response to Message in Bottle

Max Vredenburgh threw bottle into the water in Massachusetts; someone found it in France

(Newser) - A Massachusetts college student has received a response to a message he threw into the ocean when he was 10 years old, the AP reports. Suffolk University sophomore Max Vredenburgh says he put the letter into a glass wine bottle that he threw into the water at Long Beach in...

'He Loved to Be Free,' So Man's Family Sets Him Free in Death

Man's ashes returned to the Gulf of Mexico after washing up on Florida beach

(Newser) - A bottle containing the ashes of a Texas man along with some handwritten notes from loved ones has been returned to the Gulf of Mexico, resuming its ocean journey after it washed up on a Florida Panhandle beach. The beachgoer who found the bottle near Miramar Beach handed it over...

Message in Bottle Back Home 50 Years Later

'Look inside,' the note said

(Newser) - When Clint Buffington spotted a Coke bottle buried in the sand on a Caribbean beach, he had no idea how far the discovery would take him. Curled inside the bottle was a yellowed, water-splotched note with a message scrawled in pencil: "Look inside." That barely legible note would...

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