We have all heard of the tragedy that has taken place in Hati, but we have heard very few rescue stories.  And I can assure you that you have never heard of a rescue like this before.

Dan Woolley, father of two Colorado, was in the Hotel Montana in Port-au-Prince when the infamous earthquake struck.  When the rumbling stopped he looked around and didn’t recognize a thing.  He hobbled to what seemed to be the elevator and set up there.  After resting a bit, Woolley felt blood dripping from his head and pain throbbing in his leg.

It was at that moment he thanked his lucky starts he had his iPhone.  Aware of his serious injuries, he found the “Pocket First Aid & CPR” app and looked up compound fracture.  He used his shirt and belt to address the fracture, and a sock to slow bleeding from his head.  Because he was afraid he was going into shock, he set an alarm on his phone to go off every 20 minutes so that he wouldn’t fall asleep.

As time passed and it didn’t look like he would be rescued, Woolley wrote to his family in a journal he kept explaining that he had been in an accident and not to blame God.

Woolley is now at home with his family in Colorado and has stated, “Happiness is a morning with … family, filled with Legos, kissing boo-boos and normalcy.”

For more check out: http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/americas/01/24/haiti.survivor.phone.app/index.html?hpt=Sbin

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