7 Surprising Items Under $15 That Could Save Your Life

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Fortunately, most of us will never experience a true life-or-death emergency. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be prepared on the off-chance we somehow draw the short straw.

Although it’s virtually impossible to anticipate everything that could possibly go wrong, there are a few life-threatening scenarios for which you can plan to protect yourself and your loved ones.

Following are seven surprising items that could save your life. Some you may already have on hand, and others you’ll want to order ASAP. The best part? All of these products cost less than $15 each, with several under $5. That’s a small price to pay to save a life — especially your own.

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