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On phone with daughter, a scream leads to rescue

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Omak teenager was on the phone with her mother as she hiked alone on a mountain in Alaska, saying she was nervous about the slippery terrain before her mother heard a scream, and then silence. The 18-year-old had fallen 30 feet from a cliff.

The mother, Shelly LaGrou, said Tuesday that she waited, roughly 1,500 miles away at her Omak home to hear her daughter’s voice again.

“I’m still living it,” she told The Associated Press…

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