In 1995, four young friends, all ten years old, wrote a message On a piece of paper, he decides to put it in one piece bottle And throw it into the sea. It happened 27 years ago in La Marque, Texas near Galveston Bay. In their imaginations, the four thought that it would be good if the message was like that “He ended up on the other side of the world, or at least somewhere along the Gulf of Mexico“Someone said, Brian Standver. If you find this message, please call“, They wrote on the ticket and left my phone number “If we are not at home, leave a message on the answering machine with the number.
A message in a bottle thrown into the sea. A young man finds her in Bari and calls out: “I’d like to meet Ettore.”
“We were just a bunch of kids joking around looking for something fun to do,” recalls Standefer, now 38. He and the other three friends, Drew PlasicAnd the Travis Kasler And the Lance CasslerThey kept in touch over the years, and were reunited a year and a half ago when Kasler died of a heart attack. “We are devastated,” Standifer explained.
“Message in a bottle!“, which in this case is not the famous 1979 police song, but the phrase shouted by a volunteer cleaner at Mac McGaffey Highland Bayou Park, when last month he noticed the bottle containing the letter, partially buried in the mud. , only three kilometers from where it was dumped 27 years ago. Volunteers reported the discovery to a local TV station, posting a picture of the message on The beautiful Keep La Marque Commission’s Facebook page. Standefer is known by many residents. “Seeing my handwriting and the names of my friends – he confirmed – was something surreal and exciting, especially since we lost Travis.”
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