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Teresa and Charlie Evans on the North Shore in 2009. This year's trip included an ill-fated canoe trip on Lake Superior they won't soon forget. (Submitted photo)

Couple survives capsized canoe on Lake Superior


TWO HARBORS, Minn. - They couldn't stop shaking. He went to hug her and she thought the worst.

He wants to hold me, one last time, because we're going to die. They can't find us and we are going to freeze to death.

It was the first time Teresa Evans felt real fear.

Charlie Evans had gone in quickly. The wave hit the canoe and he was ejected. Teresa remembers things in a sort of slow motion, eventually sliding out of the boat and then bobbing in the lake herself.

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