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A 57-year-old Tongan man was forced to swim for 27 hours straight after getting swept at sea amidst Saturday’s devastating tsunami.
The eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcanoand subsequent tsunami in Tonga last weekend damaged villages, spoiled drinking water and led to multiple deaths. Due to communication lines going down and first aid relief not arriving on the Pacific Island nation until later this week, some dramatic escape and survival stories are beginning to emerge.