Here's How 10 People Spent What They Thought Were the Last Moments of Their Lives During Missile Alert
VICTORIA TAFT | JAN 15, 2018 | 11:15 PM
Want to find out what you're made of? Imagine you've just been informed that a nuclear missile was headed your way and you had 15 minutes to live. That's what happened this past Saturday in real life when a state worker erroneously clicked a computer mouse twice to send out a life-or-death message to thousands of people in Hawaii.
Here are the reactions of 10 people who got that message and had to act — or not.
Caitlin Doughty, who says she's a Los Angeles undertaker, heard from her mother who ... was quoting T.S. Eliot to her via text:
Texted my mom, worried she's hiding down a storm drain. She texts back some T.S. Elliot. #Hawaii pic.twitter.com/hYlTNBTVwL
— Caitlin Doughty (@TheGoodDeath) January 13, 2018
The text is at https://pic.twitter.com/hYlTNBTVwL