Florida Man Clings to Cooler After Boat Sinks

George Verdecia, 28, had to tread water for 7 hours after his boat capsized.
0:46 | 11/27/12

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Eight dramatic rescue off the coast of Florida -- South Florida rather a fishermen had to be saved after his boat was capsized. By a giant -- the man was pulled to safety by rescuers after spending seven long hours in the water he still lives. The entire time by clinging to the top and his cooler. His girlfriend says he could reach -- life jacket because everything happened too quickly. He was I don't know ball and a week was too big and it basically kept saying the -- and he -- it happened to -- was able to grab a do anything. It's -- quick thinking. Paramedics took the man to the hospital where -- is expected to be OK his brother. Who was also on board the boat managed to swim ashore after the accident talk about resource among his top of the -- Smart -- -- Newton.

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