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Three men were rescued from a [remotely / remote] desert island in adventure-book [style / stylish] on Thursday. The three sailors became marooned on the [tiny / tinny] , uninhabited island of Fanadik in the South Pacific Ocean after their boat [oversized / capsized] . The island is several hundred kilometres north of Papua New Guinea. Even [thought / though] they lost their vessel at night, the men [managed / managing] to swim for nearly three kilometres to reach land. They remained [on / in] the island for three days and [believed / beliefs] they were modern-day castaways. They wrote the word 'HELP' in the sand using palm leaves so they might be [spotting / spotted] by a plane. Their prayers were answered when a U.S. Coast Guard plane spotted their [message / massage] on the beach.

A Coast Guard spokesman spoke about the [rescue / rescued] . He said: "Our combined efforts, [tripled / coupled] with the willingness of many [difference / different] resources to come together and help, led to the [successful / success] rescue of these three men in a very remote part of the Pacific." Once the men were found, their families were [notified / notification] and they were put on a boat back to the island of Pulap, from [when / where] they had initially set out to [see / sea] . The Coast Guard said [none / many] of the men was injured. The rescue is one of many the U.S. Coast Guard has undertaken [recent / recently] . Officials say that in the last two weeks, they have coordinated seven search-and-rescue [missions / missionaries] in the South Pacific, saving the lives of 15 people.

 
 

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