Religion: Parish: 28 Islands

Missionary William Eugene Rively had been at sea three days in his outrigger canoe with its crew of five Caroline Islanders. They were a bare 13 miles from their destination, at 5 p.m. of a beautiful day, when the typhoon struck.

It broke upon the frail 25-ft. craft with howling wind, pelting rain, and huge, smashing waves. Missionary Rively (rhymes with lively) and his men hung on and bailed and prayed. For three days they ran before the storm, half the time without food. By the time they reached Truk, they had spent twelve...

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