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A different kind of Coast Guard Rescue

Coast Guard High Wire Act

6abc.com: Utility workers stuck above Delaware County 2/27/08

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I had a dream, I was sailing, I was happy, I was even smiling. Then I looked down and saw that I was on a multi-hull and woke up suddenly in a cold sweat.
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Good job...the USCG is often under appreciated.

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Bravo Zulu.

They do a lot more shoreside helio rescues than people realize. If you're in trouble, that high-pitched whine is a sweet sound.
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Awesome! Here's to the Coasties!

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