Monday, July 17, 2017

Mystery in The Bahamas - Orphaned on the Ocean: The Unbelievable Story of Terry Jo Duperrault


BY RICHARD D. LOGAN, PHD AND TERRY DUPERRAULT FASSBENDER FROM THE BOOK ALONE: ORPHANED ON THE OCEAN

A young girl alone on a raft. A mysterious yacht accident. A missing family. It's a strange and tragic tale.

Arthur Duperrault had long dreamed of taking his family sailing on the azure seas of the tropics. Looking out on the chilly blue waters of Lake Michigan, the optometrist from Green Bay, Wisconsin, recalled the warmer waters 
to the far south that he had sailed during World War II. He spoke often of wanting to live for a year on a sailboat, cruising around the world from island to island.

By 1961, Duperrault had become successful enough to fulfill that dream, at least in part. That year, instead of facing a hard Wisconsin winter, he, his wife, Jean, son, Brian, 14, and daughters Terry Jo, 11, and RenĂ©, seven, would head to the Bahamas.  Read more >>

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