Cannibalism became a necessity for some becalmed Dominicans, stranded in the Caribbean.
"But imagine, 15 days without food, without water. I'm a sailor, a fisherman — they were all yelling at me to do something," [Gregorio Maria Marizan] said.
"I always try to be prepared, so I had brought my knife along," he said. "We hadn't brought food because it was supposed to be a quick trip. We had nothing to eat. We had to eat him, to save our own lives."...
"We cut from his leg and chest," Maria Marizan told The Associated Press by telephone Monday from a hospital in Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos. "We cut little pieces and swallowed them like pills."
(via Warren "Happy Boy" Ellis)