Tag Archives: Rescue

Couple Stranded On Island, Write HELP In Sand, Get Rescued!

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image: screen capture from ABC News

Thanks to a “freak storm“, a couple was stranded on a remote island off the northeast coast of Australia earlier in the week.

While the couple wasn’t playing the TV game show Survivor, they thought quick and wrote HELP in the sand on the beach, which aided their rescue. Continue reading Couple Stranded On Island, Write HELP In Sand, Get Rescued!

SOS In The Sand Helps Save 5 Snorkelers

image from Yahoo-ABC News article

When I first saw the headline for this story- “Giant SOS Message Saves Marooned Snorkelers” I thought about Tom Hanks in Castaway and the television show Survivor.

A group of 5 snorkeling near the Whitsunday Islands in Australia were left stranded on a rocky island without food, water or cellphones after their anchored boat drifted away.

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