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ShifuCareaga

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NEVER Leave a person behind
« on: September 24, 2017, 09:06:29 AM »

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/indiana-man-locked-in-cave-for-60-hours-forgotten-by-group/2017/09/22/841e582e-9fa3-11e7-b2a7-bc70b6f98089_story.html?utm_term=.05a670a34a70

This makes me very upset. I am glad he lived, but ... I mean what kind of cave grotto leaves a person in a veritable TOMB? Get off your phones and start paying attention! The so-called "leader" is a complete fail.

I cannot imagine even leaving them behind but after a few hours, a few DAYS? To still not know?!?

Thank Heavens he was OK.  It's great that he was so responsible that his friends knew he would never skip work and class...

I think the other lesson here is watch who you trust and go with.

Simply horrific.
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Re: NEVER Leave a person behind
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2017, 01:50:09 PM »

yep, I was going to post this-seems like everyone involved failed some basic caving protocol.
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