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Facebook Post Saves Drowning Teen Published: July 12, 2014

A Facebook post helped save a teen’s life after his dinghy capsized near a fishing village in the U.K. on Thursday, Huffington Post reports.

According to the Mirror, the unidentified 18-year-old was in the sea, about 1.6 kilometres away from Mevagissey, Cornwall, when he used his dying cell phone to post a single word on Facebook: “STRANDED.”

A friend spotted the message and alerted the teen’s mom, who then called the coastguard for help.

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