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The Hatchet is about a boy named Brian Robeson and he gets stranded in northern Canada when the pilot of the plane he is on has a heart attack He is left without food and shelter This is the story about how he survived He has a dad who lived up in Canada Brian was on his way to see him because his mother had cheated on his father and divorced him so his father moved away Brians mother didnt know that Brian knew she had left his father for another man and the secret was killing him His mother gave him a hatchet before he left to see his father He left and got onto the small bush plane The pilot was going along pretty well when he had a heart attack and died right in front of Brian Brian didnt know what to do so he steered the plane and kept going The plane had been turned a bit while the pilot was having a heart attack so Brian had no idea where he was going The radio wouldnt work and he was looking for a lake to land in so he would have a better chance of survival Once he woke up he realized he was on a beach and insects were tearing him up He had landed in a lake and dug himself out He was still tired and was hurt from the crash so he fell back asleep again When he woke up he went to the lake and got a drink he was extremely hungry All he needed to do was survive He had a 20-dollar bill the clothes he had on and the hatchet his mother had given him before he left He found a shelter and some berries as food One night while he was asleep in his shelter he heard a strange sound He kicked something and there was something extremely sharp that went right into
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