81-Year-Old Man Rescued From Washington Mudslide Used A Stick To Dig Himself Out! Read His Heroic & Tragic Story HERE!
81-year-old Gary "Mac" McPherson had been sitting inside his home with his wife, enjoying a cup of coffee in a heavy wooden chair when the completely unexpected happened.
They were swept away by the freak muslide that happened in Arlington, Washington on Saturday.
Trapped underneath the mud, with a ceiling beam laid across his lap, he had only the use of his right hand. He used part of his splintered chair to start digging his way out, all the time calling out for his wife.
In a recent interview, Gary's daughter, Kate, opened up about what was going through his mind at the time disaster struck: