Unidentified Samaritans Find Bottled Message, Save Trapped CA Family

Curtis Whitson etched “help” his water bottle before throwing it over a waterfall in hopes he and family would be rescued. Courtesy photo

Two unidentified hikers found an SOS in a bottle and alerted authorities to a family stranded at California’s Arroyo Seco narrows.

Now the family wants to thank them.

Whitson and family now seek the good Samaritans to offer thanks, saying there was “nothing sweeter” than rescue.