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Teens adrift at sea rescued after six days

Updated: May 2, 2005, 3:12 PM ET
Associated Press — May 2, 2005

SOUTHPORT, N.C. — Adrift on a sailboat without food or fresh water for six days, 17-year-old Josh Long and a friend survived on seawater, raw jellyfish — and faith.

"We just prayed every day. We prayed for our families, prayed for our lives, prayed to get home. God answered us," Long told CBS's "Early Show" on Monday. "I knew he wouldn't let us suffer for no reason."

Long and his best friend, 15-year-old Troy Driscoll were spotted Saturday about seven miles off Cape Fear ...

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