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Stranded in Micronesia, Rescued Thanks to SOS in Sand

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image: US Embassy Kolonia (Facebook)

A couple of years back I wrote about 5 snorkelers being rescued on the Whitsunday Islands in Australia thanks to writing an SOS in the sand.

When thinking of being stranded on an island, thoughts that come to mind are competitors on the show Survivor and Tom Hanks in the movie Castaway. Continue reading Stranded in Micronesia, Rescued Thanks to SOS in Sand

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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