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Mobile Rescue in Remote Alaska: November Wireless Lifechanger

Like many isolated areas, mobile service in Yakutat, Alaska was difficult to deploy. Thankfully, the technology came to town in time to save brothers Frank Deveraux, Jr. and Vernon Schumacher when their boat anchor gave way and the vessel drifted away while they were on an isolated reef. The brothers tell an incredible survival story where Frank’s new cellphone played an instrumental role.

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