Most people have heard the story behind the film 127 Hours, where a man’s life is saved by a knife – but when else has a knife saved a life?
127 Hours is the 2010 film all about an incident which occurred in 2003, when Aron Ralston got stuck in a canyon in Utah while canyoning. With his arm stuck between a boulder and the canyon wall, Aron spent 127 hours stuck fast before he decided to cut off his arm using a survival knife
, allowing him to escape and find medical help.
While this story is well know there are plenty more which aren’t so celebrated. Here are a selection from the last few years in America: Continue reading →