“With no phone signal or ‘a single soul’ in sight, Mr Whitson concocted a plan. He wrote a note on a bar order slip that his girlfriend, Krystal Ramirez, 34, had brought to keep game scores: ‘We are stuck here at the waterfall. Get help please,'”‘ the note read.” Message in bottle saves family stranded on waterfall.

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