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http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/05/ma...ewanted=1&_r=1

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I'm reading it now. You're right...great story.
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Rivetting and amazing!!!
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I know, right? The 2 lobster buoys and rope? That's what I wear to the beach!
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wonderful story
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Re: North Atlantic Rescue

Thanks for the link, David. That was a good read.
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Re: North Atlantic Rescue

Great story! Strong guy, and BRAVO COAST GUARD!
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Pretty miraculous. Although he did everything right once he was in the water, it was still a crap shoot. Someone rolled the right number. But still, kudos to the Coasties and the volunteers. They went the extra mile, as usual.
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Re: North Atlantic Rescue

Very well researched and written. Hats off to the author and NYT.

Reminds me of a previous NYT report on an avalanche in the PNW, in terms of breadth and quality. For any skiers or winter enthusiasts who liked this article, check it out.

Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek - Multimedia Feature - NYTimes.com
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Should be a must read for anybody going out on a boat. You can fall overboard at -any- time with little to no warning. You even read about it happening on cruise ships
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