Published On: Thu, Feb 20th, 2020

” The Kiss of Life ”.

Jankovic borrowed from a site.

This photo was taken in 1967 by Rocco Morabito, which was called ” The Kiss of Life ”.

The photo shows worker JD Thompson giving artificial respiration to his colleague, Randall G. Champion, who fainted on a bandage.
They made the usual check when the Champion touched one of the low voltage wires at the very top of the band.

Fig. 1.

His equipment prevented him from falling off the banner and probably died on the spot, and Thompson, climbing the banner, reacted lightly and applied mouth-to-mouth artificial breathing. He did not have the opportunity to perform a classic resuscitation due to circumstances, but continued to inject air into the lungs of fellow Champion until he felt his pulse return, after which he was released from his equipment and dropped from the bandage on his shoulders.

Thompson and another worker were resuscitated on the ground and the Champion was almost fully revived and aware when an ambulance arrived, after which he was given other care and a full recovery was achieved.

This photo was then named the Photo of the Year and won the Pulitzer Prize.

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” The Kiss of Life ”.