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Sorry - didn't read Susan's email before responding to Edge's !  Just goes
to show that you need to read ALL emails before responding.  
Jean Leonatti 

-----Original Message-----
From: MO Wild Bird Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
Susan Hazelwood
Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2007 2:27 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: Common Sense Tip

This is a hoax.

Please do not forward/send these types of urban legends to members of the
MOBirds-L listserv.

Thanks, Susan
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Susan Hazelwood, MOBirds-L List Owner
Columbia, Boone County, MO
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-------------- Original message from Edge <[log in to unmask]>: -------------- 


> Passing this along. Seems a good idea for birders who are often far 
> from home. 
> e 
> 
> We all carry our mobile phones with names & numbers stored in its 
> memory but nobody, other than ourselves, knows which of these numbers 
> belong to our closest family or friends. If we were to be involved 
> in an accident or were taken ill, the people attending us would have 
> our mobile phone but wouldn't know who to call. Yes, there are 
> hundreds of numbers stored but which one is the contact person in 
> case of an emergency? Hence this "ICE" (In Case of Emergency) 
> campaign. The concept of "ICE" is catching on quickly. It is a 
> method of contact during emergency situations. 
> 
> As cell phones are carried by the majority of the population, all 
> you need to do is store the number of a contact person or persons who 
> should be contacted during emergency under the name "ICE" ( In Case 
> of Emergency). 
> 
> The idea was thought up by a paramedic who found that when he went 
> to the scenes of accidents, there were always mobile phones with 
> patients, but they didn't know which number to call. He therefore 
> thought that it would be a good idea if there was a nationally 
> recognized name for this purpose. In an emergency situation, 
> Emergency Service personnel and hospital Staff would be able to 
> quickly contact the right person by simply dialing the number you 
> have stored as "ICE." 
> 
> For more than one contact name, simply enter ICE1, ICE2, ICE3, 
> etc. A great idea that will make a difference! Let's spread the 
> concept of ICE by storing an ICE number in our Mobile phones now! 
> 
> Please forward this. It won't take too many "forwards" before 
> everybody will know about this. It really could save your life, or 
> put a loved one's mind at rest. ICE will speak for you when you are 
> not able to. 
> 
> Edge Wade 
> Columbia, MO 
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> 
> 
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