He even got his thumb back...

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Re: He even got his thumb back...

Postby Floyd » Thu Sep 29, 2011 10:57 am

Holy crap that's impressive!
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Re: He even got his thumb back...

Postby skiwall » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:07 am

That's amazing. And gross. And fortunate that the thumb landed so close.
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Re: He even got his thumb back...

Postby Brian C » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:12 am

Pretty amazing rescue. Thanks for posting.
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Re: He even got his thumb back...

Postby timstich » Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:33 pm

Hope they can reattach the thumb.

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Re: He even got his thumb back...

Postby colorado yooper » Thu Sep 29, 2011 8:17 pm

To the High Crags!

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Re: He even got his thumb back...

Postby Theodore » Thu Sep 29, 2011 9:07 pm

Ooof! Looks like the rest of his fingers took a good deal of abuse as well!

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Re: He even got his thumb back...

Postby winglady » Fri Sep 30, 2011 6:49 am

Wow. If this story had been part of a novel, people would have said it was too incredible to be believed (I'm referring to recovering his thumb, having such a speedy rescue, and the surgeons reattaching it).

I hope he recovers use of his thumb. What an amazing job by the SAR folks!
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