A Second Chance for the Woodcarver

A ruptured aortic aneurysm is known to cause death almost instantly. Basically a tear in one’s main artery, it pours out blood at a heartbeat tempo and leaves a lifeless victim in its wake.  The mortality rate from a burst aneurysm is 90% even if you make it to the hospital. Only a few survive. One of the survivors is Barry Lysaght, a master woodcarver who lives in the Santa Monica Mountains just north of Los Angeles in a small …

57-Year-Old Wins Survivor

Bob Crowley, a 57-year-old school teacher from Portland, Maine bested rivals half his age to win $1,000,000 in this year’s season of CBS’s Survivor. Here is Bob on CBS’s Early Show explaining how his aged proved an asset for the competition. Congrats, Bob!