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Pacific castaway prepares to go home

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Pacific castaway Jose Salvador Alvarenga was preparing on Wednesday for a faster and more comfortable journey home after 13 months adrift in a small fishing boat, as his mother called his rescue "a divine miracle".  

This photo montage shows a reproduction of an undated file picture of Salvadorean castaway Jose Salvador Alvarenga before (L) setting sail and after, when was rescued, in Majuro, on February 3, 2014

Officials in the Marshall Islands said Alvarenga would depart the tiny Pacific nation on Friday for Hawaii, before travelling on to El Salvador or Mexico.

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