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Thirty-six Thousand Feet Under the Sea

May 10, 2020 By Ben Taub The New Yorker
The submarine touched the silty bottom, and the pilot, a fifty-three-year-old Texan named Victor Vescovo, became the first living creature with blood and bones to reach the deepest point in the Tonga Trench. He was piloting the only submersible that can bring a human to that depth: his own.