94-year-old falls out tree safely

This is a personal story actually. I thought of it because we were discussing musculoskeletal disorders in Nur363 today.

A couple weeks ago, my 98-year-old grandmother's 94-year-old (ex?-)boyfriend was trying to cut a limb off one of his trees with a chainsaw when he fell off the ladder he was on to the ground 20 feet below. Yes, you read all of that correctly!! The amazing part is, he landed squarely on his false hip and was completely uninjured. The doctor said if hadn't had the false hip, he would have been injured and possibly shattered his entire pelvis.

A few days ago, he walked away from a head-on collision with a drunk driver.

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