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Shell Beau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-29-05 09:36 AM
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10. Here is some of it. It was hard to find!
In September of 1988, Adeana and Jay Dickinson, a young couple married just a month, loaded an all-terrain vehicle and trailer with supplies for a mining excursion and set off over the mud flats for a destination on the other side of the inlet, according to Chadwick. A few hundred yards from shore, the trailer became stuck and Adeana hopped off the back of the ATV to shove it free. The Turnagain mud tightened around her legs.

Her husband tried to free her for more than two hours, according to media accounts, using a dredge from their mining equipment to pump water into the mud around her legs. He freed one leg, but then the dredge broke.

And the tide moved in.

Chadwick, who then worked for the Anchorage Fire Department, responded to the call. Other rescuers came as well, from the State Troopers and Girdwood. They toiled frantically as the water rose first to Dickinsons waist, then her shoulders. Unable to free her as the tide surged forth, they had to break off the rescue attempt and watch her drown, Chadwick said.

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  -Science sinks the myth of a slow death in quicksand Hobarticus  Sep-29-05 08:54 AM   #0 
  - Damn! There goes my favorite Ann Coulter fantasy:  LaraMN   Sep-29-05 09:00 AM   #1 
  - Can't jump through a plate glass window, either.  alarcojon   Sep-29-05 09:20 AM   #7 
     - I hate reality. eom  LaraMN   Sep-29-05 09:22 AM   #8 
        - I'm one of those people you hate to go to the movies with  alarcojon   Sep-29-05 09:35 AM   #9 
           - Most of my family is like this...  LynzM   Sep-29-05 02:12 PM   #22 
  - So basically you have to live forever in the sand???  Shell Beau   Sep-29-05 09:01 AM   #2 
  - OMG!!! That's like something out of a horror movie!  Hobarticus   Sep-29-05 09:04 AM   #3 
  - I am trying to find the story right now! I remember  Shell Beau   Sep-29-05 09:09 AM   #5 
  - Here is some of it. It was hard to find!  Shell Beau   Sep-29-05 09:36 AM   #10 
     - that is absolutely ghastly  Zuni   Sep-29-05 09:40 AM   #11 
     - Is today the day for ghost terms?  Shell Beau   Sep-29-05 09:57 AM   #12 
     - That is horrible  ComerPerro   Sep-29-05 02:06 PM   #18 
  - Seems like they could have brought in a back hoe or something and  qnr   Sep-29-05 10:13 AM   #14 
  - Well this was 1988 and supposedly the last death  Shell Beau   Sep-29-05 10:22 AM   #15 
     - I've heard that one of the reasons it's near impossible to  Sugar Smack   Sep-29-05 11:38 AM   #17 
  - I saw that! It freaked me out!  swimboy   Sep-29-05 11:32 AM   #16 
     - I thought I was the only one who saw it! Wasn't that  Shell Beau   Sep-29-05 02:11 PM   #20 
        - Yeh, those re-enactment things always have happy endings. That's  swimboy   Sep-29-05 09:55 PM   #25 
  - Uhm, that death sounds pretty slow and actually worse  Vash the Stampede   Sep-29-05 09:07 AM   #4 
  - oh, now you;ll tell me there are no ROUS either  northzax   Sep-29-05 09:12 AM   #6 
  - ROUSes?  LynzM   Sep-29-05 02:13 PM   #23 
  - The one method of saving someone based on this situation is a jetty pump  bleedingheart   Sep-29-05 10:05 AM   #13 
  - Oh, thanks. I'm going to have nightmares for weeks.  chaska   Sep-29-05 02:10 PM   #19 
  - You mean the following doesn't accurately reflect reality?:  darkblue   Sep-29-05 02:11 PM   #21 
  - Don't thrash, get body horizontal before you sink further and 'swim' ...  fleabert   Sep-29-05 02:23 PM   #24 
  - Oh, that was debunked years ago  Rabrrrrrr   Sep-29-05 09:56 PM   #26 
  - Having been in quicksand many times, it is easy to get very stuck  EstimatedProphet   Sep-29-05 10:04 PM   #27 
  - They tested this on Mythbusters.  tuvor   Sep-29-05 10:17 PM   #28 
  - Oh yeah?? But what about INTELLIGENT DESIGN, Mr. SmartyPartyPants!  Whoa_Nelly   Sep-29-05 10:35 PM   #29 
  - Proving INTELLIGENT DESIGN and quicksand!!  Whoa_Nelly   Sep-29-05 10:59 PM   #31 
  - Not to mention Gilligan's Island. n/t  RevCheesehead   Sep-29-05 10:37 PM   #30 
  - didn't you expect  KT2000   Sep-30-05 01:10 AM   #32 

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