LI girl’s ‘message in a bottle’ found in Morocco

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A young Long Island resident’s "message in a bottle" was found in Morocco.

Shiloé Khokhar, of West Islip, threw a bottle overboard on a 2015 family cruise to Bermuda.

Newsday says her message was found by a 62-year-old fisherman in Morocco three years later.

The fisherman's son speaks some English and emailed the 9-year-old’s dad.

News 12 has been told that their families have been messaging daily, and they hope to meet in person someday.

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