Hollywood star Clint Eastwood saves man from choking
Hollywood actor Clint Eastwood has been credited with saving the life of a golf tournament director in California who was choking on a piece of cheese.
“Clint saved my life,” said Steve John, director of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament.
The actor reportedly saw that Mr John was in difficulty and performed the Heimlich manoeuvre on him.
The technique requires a rescuer to carry out abdominal thrusts on a choke victim to dislodge the blockage.
“Suddenly, I couldn’t breathe. It was as bad as it could have been,” Mr John said of the incident at a drinks reception in Carmel-by-the-Sea on Wednesday.
“Clint came up behind me, and he knew exactly what to do.”
The award-winning actor and director told the Carmel Pine Cone that he noticed Mr John had “that look of panic people…
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