For shrimper severely burned in boat explosion, ‘angels’ provide a chance for life

Ryan Barcot has a guardian angel or two, maybe more. Badly burned in a shrimp boat explosion near Grand Isle, he clung to a life raft with his mangled hands until a nearby offshore supply boat plucked him and three other crew members from the Gulf of Mexico. “He’s had so many guardian angels looking out for him, it’s unbelievable,” said Joyce Barcot, who has not left her son’s side at Baton Rouge General Hospital since she arrived from Houston three weeks ago. Read the rest here 07:30