Miss. patients urged to add 'in case of emergency' numbers


By Kat Bergeron
Sun Herald
Copyright 2007 The Sun Herald , Biloxi, Miss. 

BILOXI, Miss. — When Dale Cupp accidentally shot himself this week while apparently wrangling with yellow jackets and a venomous snake near his garden, emergency personnel were able to locate his wife and mother because the Stone Countian had put their names in his cell phone address book as "mother" and "wife."

"I love technology," his wife commented in the hospital waiting room.

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