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Nelson: Nellysford Man Tells Atlantic Survival Story To National Audience

[ 1 ] November 17, 2012 | Nelson County Life

Blue Ridge Life™2012 - Nelson County Life@2012 - Photos By Tommy Stafford : Peter Slack (seated right looking away) along with photographer Bob Scheroni produced and shot a segment for Al Roker this past week on Chris Barksdale. Chris was one of the survivors of the HMS Bounty shipwreck that went down in Hurricane Sandy in late October.

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We first told you about Chris Barksdale and his survival stories here and here. Since our original interviews with Chris, numerous national and international media outlets have been talking to Chris about his stunning survival story.

“I am a freelance producer for Al Roker Productions out of New York,” said Peter Slack on the interview site with Chris last week. Peter and his photographer were in Nelson shooting a segment that will eventually air on The Weather Channel and other possible programs.

Bob Scheroni, photographer from D.C. gets ready to shoot an interview with Chris Barksdale of Nellysford this past week.

Chris tells us he’s fielding numerous interviews about his story, including Der Spiegel Magazine out of Germany. They interviewed Chris last Tuesday.

Look for our own story with Chris in the upcoming December issue of Nelson County Life Magazine.

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