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  I’ve been thinking a lot about safety lately.  With the wildfires in Utah, and the news story of the hikers who got stuck on a short trail when they hiked to a waterfall, and the hiker last fall in the Smokies who got lost on a short hike and died, it reinforced the importance of spreading the knowledge of the ten essentials. The Ten Essentials. It sounds complicated.  Like something you only need if you’re going deep in the wilderness, miles away from civilization, right?   Or just for those Scouts really roughing it. Wrong.  Emergencies can happen ANYWHERE.  Some of...

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