A teenager threw a message in a bottle into the Pacific Ocean. 9 years later, a B.C. cleanup crew found it

Texting and Twitter aren’t the only ways to communicate with the world, especially if you have a lot of patience.

A 26-year-old from Washington state proved that after a long-lost message in a bottle she tossed into the Pacific Ocean nine years ago showed up on a remote section of B.C. shoreline.

Layers of luck and coincidence are wrapped up in the find and its connection back to Brittney Amundsen in Washington state.

In late June, a cleanup crew was working on a seldom-travelled section of coast near Estevan Point on Vancouver Island’s west coast, north of Tofino.

They were there as part of a program funded by the provincial government to

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