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Bahamas father puts his boy in Dorian flood water


Bahamas father puts his boy on a roof top to save him from a shark circling in Dorian flood water – only for the child to be swept away by howling winds as he screamed ‘daddy’Floods had risen to roof level in Murphy Town on Abaco island in the Bahamas He put his five-year-old boy, Adrian Farrington Jr , on roof to avoid sharks  Had to leave his son and swam to a church where he saw 12 people crushed   A father has spoken of the horror of watching the battering winds of hurricane Dorian sweep his son away after he put him on a roof to escape a shark in the surrounding flood waters  ‘I still could remember him reaching for me and calling, “Daddy,” ‘ said Adrian Farrington, 38, of Murphy Town on the island of Abaco in the Bahamas Farrington was speaking about the moment his five-year-old son called out to him as the winds thrashed him away He had thought he would be safer out of the water.  Adrian Farrington can be seen pictured hugging his five-year-old son Adrian Farrington Jr His son was struggling to hold his breath so his father pushed him up on top of a roof The force of the hurricane winds pushed him across it into the murky roof Damage at the Abaco Beach Resort during the eye of Hurricane Dorian on the Great Abaco island town of Marsh Harbour, Bahamas Flood waters can be seen reaching the tops of housesAs well as the looming sharks, he had struggled to keep the boy’s head above the thundering waves, he told the Nassau Guardian from hospital  He then tried to make his way to his son, Adrian Farrington Jr., but before he could sit down ‘to hold him,’ the hurricane ‘dragged him across the roof back into the surge ‘  Farrington, who also broke his leg during the ordeal, climbed up and crossed through debris to the location he saw his son go under  He then dived in to the murky water to try to find his son but there was no trace of him   Farrington had to swim away after his rescue attempts failed. ‘I ain’t find nothing I come back up. I hold my breath and I gone back down again,’he said. ‘All this time, people carried my wife to safety and they calling me, but I ain’t want to go because I didn’t want to leave my son ‘ Adrian Farrington Jr (pictured) is just one of the missing listed on the Abaco Family Connect Facebook page which has been set up to help those missing to the storm find each otherAdrian Farrington Jr is just one of the missing listed on the Abaco Family Connect Facebook page which has been set up to help those missing to the storm find each other  His father later made it to a church where he saw hurricane Dorian collapse the walls and crush 12 people seeking refuge inside   Dorian’s relentless blast through the Bahamas has left 70,000 people in need and civillian cruise ships, private vessels and pilots have joined the international relief effort  A Royal Caribbean cruise ship, the Empress of the Seas, made a pit stop to drop off 10,000 bottles of water and 10,000 meals to the victims   Share or comment on this article: Bahamas father puts his boy on a roof top to save him from a shark circling in Dorian flood water e-mail 27k shares Add comment Comments 71 Share what you think Newest Oldest Best rated Worst rated View all  The comments below have been moderated in advance View all The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline Add your comment Enter your comment Post comment to your Facebook Timeline What’s This?  By posting your comment you agree to our house rules Submit Comment Clear Close Do you want to automatically post your MailOnline comments to your Facebook Timeline? Your comment will be posted to MailOnline as usual No Yes Close Do you want to automatically post your MailOnline comments to your Facebook Timeline? Your comment will be posted to MailOnline as usual We will automatically post your comment and a link to the news story to your Facebook timeline at the same time it is posted on MailOnline To do this we will link your MailOnline account with your Facebook account. We’ll ask you to confirm this for your first post to Facebook  You can choose on each post whether you would like it to be posted to Facebook Your details from Facebook will be used to provide you with tailored content, marketing and ads in line with our Privacy Policy

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  1. My question…did it have shelters for these people to go ?? Why was so many of there in their homes? Was there mandatory evacuation??…

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