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“And I see Lori in my head, and I’ve got to kick, you know, I’ve just got to kick,” – Overboard shrimper opens up about life-saving swim

Mitchell SevelA routine shrimping trip on the Gulf took a turn for the worst Sunday night. A seasoned shrimper was headed back to shore with his catch when he suddenly found himself overboard.  Mitchell Sevel has been shrimping for over 30 years, but he said Sunday night was a first for him. According to Sevel, a rogue wave hit the boat causing him to slip and go over portside. Video, Read the rest here  15:12