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Stranger Than Fiction

A message in a bottle travelled from Florida to Portugal in six years

Published:Wednesday | November 24, 2021 | 5:49 PMBANG Bizarre, A Digital Integration & Marketing production

Canadian couple Brigitte and Warren Doerksen were on holiday in Miami in 2015 when they launched a message into the sea via an empty wine bottle.

Doerksen explained that she wrote a note asking the finder of the bottle to contact her and it was found last weekend by Lisa Dzierzak-Vieira and her family on a beach in Portugal – much to the shock of Doerksen as she didn't understand the message at first.

She told CBC News: "I was like, what? I did not comprehend at first, I was like, what is this?

"Just having somebody find it and just having another connection around the world is so precious to us. Another friendship."


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