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Colorado / Climber’s Escape #728011

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 08, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Denver: Roger O’Neil) The story of stranded climber Aron Ralston†, who amputated his own arm after being trapped under a boulder for five days, featured; scenes shown of Bluejohn Canyon, where the incident occurred. [RALSTON – says he did what he had to do; states he coped with the pain and moved on; talks about his decision to sever his arm; comments on his thoughts of death.] [National Park Service Stephen SWANKE†- describes the fall of the boulder onto Ralston.]

(Note – Local weather bulletin on screen.)

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
O’Neil, Roger
Duration:
00:02:50

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