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Tsunami Survivor

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Bryan Rilinger graduated from East Carolina University in 2001. In November 2004, he moved to Thailand to teach scuba diving. In December 2004, one of the deadliest tsunamis in history struck the area causing massive destruction and loss of life. Rilinger, who was forty feet below the ocean's surface when the wave struck, survived by clinging to a rock. He shares his experiences with the great wave and its aftermath.