Van Damme, Roger; Penn, Allen
May 1992
Yankee;May92, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p84
Presents the recollections of five New Englanders who faced death but refused to die. Roger Van Damme, whose World War II-inflicted wounds became infected; Linda Clark McColdrick, who almost drowned in an icy, flooded New Hampshire river; Mark Mongillo, who hit the earth at 120 mph when his parachute didn't open; Donn Fendler, who was lost in the woods of Maine for nine days; Barney Roberg, who had to amputate his own leg to free himself from a fallen tree.


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