Clint Eastwood saves man from choking
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Hollywood's iconic good guy, Clint Eastwood, is also a hero in the real world after swooping to rescue a choking guest at a California reception.
"Clint saved my life," Mr Steve John told The Carmel Pine Cone, the local newspaper where the actor once served as mayor in the 1980s.
During a reception for a golf tournament in Carmel-by-the-Sea this week, Mr John was eating and chatting, only to get a piece of cheese stuck in his windpipe.
"Suddenly, I couldn't breathe. It was as bad as it could have been," recalled the director of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament in California.