Skip Nav

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.

Latest Love & Sex

Download our Halloween app!

Go to App Store
+