Today, in his elder years, he still requires the assistance of the iron lung. Although there have been new breakthroughs and alternatives, it’s argued that to date, it is still the most effective and efficient method of treating this illness.
Although he’s impressively lasted all this time, it wasn’t without a few bumps in the road. In 2015, the machine posed mechanical issues with his lung, and since he’s one of the last few using this machine that hasn’t been manufactured in a while now, it was difficult to repair. Reaching out to the attention of YouTube, he found a mechanic named Brady Richards who was willing to help. The man brought the outdated machine to his workshop, which left the younger workers baffled. Fortunately, they collaborated towards fixing it, and it is now working as smoothly as ever.
Now, the miracle man is penning down his inspiring story, which will be the subject of a book that tells the story of his life. What’s more impressive, is he’s writing it with the pen in his mouth, continuing to wow all of those who have witnessed and heard about his touching story.
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