TODAY   |  February 19, 2014

Castaway leaves hospital

Jose Salvador Alvarenga, a fisherman who says he drifted at sea for 14 months, left the hospital Tuesday in his native El Salvador. He said he doesn’t care if critics don’t believe his story.

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>>> the cast away who says he drifted at sea for 14 months said tuesday that he doesn't care if skeptics doubt his story. he left the hospital in his native el salvador , he washed up on a pacific island several weeks ago. also said that his fishing partners died after four months adrift because of the hot sun and because he couldn't stomach the raw food he had to eat.