Saved by my fu­ture son

Did a pre­mo­ni­tion keep a des­per­ate man alive?

Spirit and Destiny - - Inner You -

Aron Ral­ston is a climber who fa­mously cut off his right arm to free him­self, af­ter be­com­ing trapped in a crevice by an 800lb boul­der. His or­deal be­came the film 127 hours, star­ring James Franco.

Af­ter be­ing res­cued, Aron claimed that on the fifth and last night he was stuck in the crevice, he’d been vis­ited by a young boy.

He re­calls, ‘There was this lit­tle child, about three years old, blond hair, that I picked up and was in­ter­act­ing with, with my left hand and a hand­less right arm. I saw my­self hold­ing him there.’

At the time of his night­mare ex­pe­ri­ence, Aron was child­less, but he went on to have a son, Leo, al­most seven years later in Fe­bru­ary 2010. Aron be­lieves this was who he saw in his dark­est hours, and who kept his spir­its alive when he thought he was go­ing to surely die.

‘I can’t wait to see him,’ he said in the in­ter­view, just weeks be­fore Leo’s birth. ‘He helped save my life in that canyon, and I get to tell him ‘thank you’ in a cou­ple of months.’

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