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Useless in a Real Emergency

By on 8.24.11 | 11:31AM

The earthquake that shook the East yesterday also taught a terrible lesson. The item most people would rely upon in an emergency doesn't work! The cell phones were out post-quake yesterday from Richmond to New York and stayed that way for hours. Many who couldn't call managed to telex a message or two, but this would not be the method in a real emergency. In short, the item you have with you would be useless if you really had to use it.

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