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Italy Earthquake: Elderly Woman Knitted as She Waited For Rescue

98-Year-Old Woman Knits While Trapped Under Rubble

Italy Earthquake: Elderly Woman Knitted as She Waited For Rescue

When life gives you lemons earthquakes, make lemonade a sweater! That's practically what cute 98-year-old Maria D'Antuono did while trapped for 30 hours under the stone rubble of her home in Tempera, Italy, after Monday's earthquake hit her village. Maria lived with her daughter, and because the quake was so strong, rescuers just assumed she must be dead. In the morning, fireman were astonished to discover her under her bed knitting and crocheting to occupy her time. Fans of crafting everywhere need to give this woman a prize. Go, Maria! Click here to read more about this extraordinary survivor.

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jessie jessie 7 years
:)
leslievanhouten leslievanhouten 7 years
that is awesome. I need to quit my DS addiction and move onto knitting in case I'm trapped for 30 hours in an SF earthquake aftermath
fishay fishay 7 years
I strive to be as awesome as this woman.
khameel khameel 7 years
That is the cutest thing!
GKitty GKitty 7 years
Sweet little lady.
anaisethenry anaisethenry 7 years
so sweet!
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