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Voice Mail Won’t Rescue You. This Advice Will.

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A viral post recently swept social media, urging people to change their voice mail to include details of their location if they thought they might be in need of a rescue. Wes Siler explains why that advice might get you killed and thoroughly details a plan that won’t. Whenever you’re doing anything potentially dangerous outdoors, tell a responsible person where you’re going, when you’ll be back, and what to do if you don’t return.

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