In 1955 Asmund Laerdal saved the life of his young son, Tore, grabbing the boy’s lifeless body from the water just in time and clearing his airways. Laerdal at that time was a successful Norwegian toy manufacturer, specialising in making children’s dolls and model cars from the new generation of soft plastics. When he was approached to make a training aid for the newly invented technique of CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation, the combination of chest compressions and the kiss of life which can save the life of a patient whose heart has stopped his son’s brush with death a few years earlier made him very receptive..
Just because he’s a dummy doesn’t mean you have to kill him,” says Fields, who wonders what might have changed both Donovan’s decision and the policewoman’s.Late in the morning, shots rang out near the small East Texas town of Winnsboro, killing 37 year old Juvenal Gonzales.A self employed painter, Gonzales was separated from the mother of his four children and had come to her home to pick them up for visitation. An argument ensued, and Gonzales was shot by a man at the house, the Franklin County sheriff’s office said.For some people in neighboring Hopkins County, the news was jolting. The man charged with Gonzales’ killing Clint Weldon Wilson, 31 had killed before; claiming self defense he eventually went free.”The victim’s family in this new case I can’t possibly imagine how difficult it would be for them to know that someone had done this before,” said Martin Braddy, the prosecutor in the earlier case, in which Wilson was charged with murdering Justin Pawlik, 27, during a 2011 struggle.
We said to keep en eye out for late breaking sales, and a seasonal favorite just dropped it flyer today. The OPENING CEREMONY starts this Friday the 26th at Villain in Williamsburg. Expect long lines, deep discounts and a jumble of designer labels from the retailer vast roster of directional designers.
The St. James, available at select Bloomindale’s, will be the highest priced mattress on the high end department store’s showroom floor. Handcrafted by English artisans, the mattress is made using some of the world’s finest materials and craftmanship, such as three layers of hand nested calico pocket springs, horsetail, Platinum Certified British fleece wool, organic cotton, cashmere, alpaca and Mulberry silk, and five rows of meticulously hand sewn side stitching.
As soon as Goodman interview with this national treasure is posted, we put up the link. In the meantime, listen to this (give it time to download) for the pleasure of fabulous talk from a fabulous character who happens to be real. It a WFMT Chicago radio interview with Terkel.