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The Internet Saved My Life: 10 Stories Of Miraculous Survival (SLIDESHOW)

When you're in the job of curating stories of the human race's awesomeness, you often come across examples of the Internet's collective power to do good -- tales of generosity for a bullied bus monitor, for example, or an outpouring of support for a little boy with cancer.

But today we decided to go one step further. This slideshow is a testament to the Internet's ability to save a life -- literally. Concrete and tangible instances of the www preventing definite death -- from a man who used his smartphone to help himself during an earthquake, to a woman whose webcam viewers rescued her after a horse attack.

Take a look.

Bev Holzrichter, "The Internet is my hero, it saved my life"

The Internet Saved My Life

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