This Real-Life Castaway Survived the Horrors of Life on a Deserted Island

In 1989, 18-year-old Martin Popplewell made the decision to test his endurance by becoming a castaway on a deserted island.

Inspired by the film The Blue Lagoon, he set off on a journey of survival on an uninhabited island in the Pacific with his companion, Rachel Stevens.

The duo lasted only two months as castaways.

This is their story.