Woman credits faithful dog and punctual mailman for saving

Emma Iverson spent 20 hours stranded and alone outside her rural home after she fell and could not get up. Her dog, Crackers, stayed with her and chased off racoons and coyotes until the mailman found her the next day. Nurses said she probably wouldn't have made it more than a few more hours.
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Emma Iverson spent 20 hours stranded and alone outside her rural home after she fell and could not get up. Her dog, Crackers, stayed with her and chased off racoons and coyotes until the mailman found her the next day. Nurses said she probably wouldn't have made it more than a few more hours.

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