PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A message in a bottle discovered by a Portuguese
teenager has traveled at least 2,400 miles from a Vermont
According to the Boston Globe
, Christian Santos
, 17, was spearfishing in the Azores when he discovered a crumpled plastic bottle that had been thrown into the sea near Rhode Island
, Santos' mother, shared a photo of the note on Facebook
, asking others to share it in the hopes of locating the writer
and learning how far the message traveled.
The note inside a Powerade bottle was written in orange marker on a notecard that read, "It is Thanksgiving. I am 13 and visiting family in Rhode Island. I am from Vermont." The note included an email address to respond to.
Molly Santo stated that she emailed the address but received no response.