Tere Duperrault Fassbender, now 61, on a raft at age 11.

*Tere Duperrault Fassbender has lived a life of unimaginable horror and disbelief.  The life of a woman who is the sole survivor of a family trip gone awry 50 years ago.

This woman, at age 11 went a family trip out to sea with her family.  Her mother, brother, sister and father all went out for a day on a boat, The Blue Bell.

The ship’s captain and his wife were passengers on the boat as well.  The boat would not make it back to shore, but Fassbender did. (more…)