He may have come up with the Heimlich maneuver, but until this week, Dr. Heimlich had never used the Heimlich to save someone who was actually choking. On Monday, the doctor was on hand when an 87-year-old woman at the Deupree House, a retirement community where Heimlich now spends his days not using the Heimlich, started choking on her hamburger.
“It was simple enough. I just used the Me Maneuver” https://t.co/EJpxCRKUAa
— Eric Goldman (@TheEricGoldman) May 27, 2016
— Dan Horn (@danhornnews) May 27, 2016
once i had a food-service job and I served Dr. Heimlich little hot dogs; he didn’t choke https://t.co/4XbGF8kFfK
— Paul Ford (@ftrain) May 27, 2016
“Just the fact that a 96-year-old man could perform that, is impressive,” Phil Heimlich, the doctor’s son, told the Cincinnati Inquirer. True that!