Ian Cole, American Tourist, Left Behind Snorkeling Great Barrier Reef

06/29/2011 08:52 am ET | Updated Aug 29, 2011

Ian Cole, a tourist from Michigan, was snorkeling Australia's Great Barrier Reef on Saturday when his dive tour boat left without him.

Cole, 28, went snorkeling with the Passions of Paradise in Michaelmas Bay over the weekend. At one point, he lifted his head out of the water and realized he had been left behind.

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