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March 1999 Vol. 25, No. 3   RSS Feed for Undercurrent Issues
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Just Drop It

from the March, 1999 issue of Undercurrent   Subscribe Now

Itís no secret that occasionally a diver in an emergency fails to drop his weight belt because he doesnít want to lose it ó itís valuable and, most often, rented. This thrifty thinking has led to death. In a twist on this sad tale, a British soldier died while sport diving on a wreck off Cyprus in January. He lost his fin, made a desperate attempt to retrieve it, and ran out of air. The moral of the story: save yourself first; youíre worth more than a $50 fin.

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