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Trying Very Hard To Die: The Preventable Disease in Commercial Fishing – Is it the work, or the workers?

Ocean_Signal_rescueME_PLB1_M webYesterday, the New York Times published an outstanding piece of journalism – A Speck in the Sea by Paul Tough.  But what struck me most wasn’t Aldridge’s will to live or the harrowing details of his survival; it wasn’t the incredible search effort to find him, either. It was that Aldridge, like so many commercial fishermen before him, seemed to be trying very hard to die. Read [email protected] 10:59