Earthquake Survivor Doing Crochet!By Rachel Choi – 12 Comments
Maria D’Antuono is a 98 year old women who survived the recent L’Aquila earthquake in Italy. She was trapped for 30 hours under her bed when her house collapsed. After being rescued, reporters asked her how she passed her time. Her answer was that she was doing crochet!
Even at the worst of times, us crocheters don’t put down our hooks! Better yet, it is the worst of times that makes us pick them up. Many believe that crocheting is a stress reliever and that crocheting is what helped this women survive.