Woman Buried Alive in Avalanche Saved by Quick Thinking, and Her Left Hand

A quick-thinking 20-year-old Washington skier who was buried beneath an avalanche for up to 15 minutes managed to keep breathing until rescuers arrived by scooping snow away from her mouth. Emily Anderson was skiing with a group at Crystal Mountain in Enumclaw, Wash., Monday when more than three feet of snow cut loose, triggering an avalanche. She says when she looked down she saw the snow moving strangely beneath her. "I saw, like, a crack, and, you know, you hear a little, a little pop...Full Story
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