This is “Joan from California” she’s an unsung hero from the Boston Marathon Bombings.
This is Erika Brannock the last of 264 victims injured in the Boston Marathon Bombings to be released from the hospital. Erika credits “Joan” with saving her life.
In an interview with CNN she recounted the moments after the bombing, she said “A woman, as if she heard my thoughts, turned to me and grabbed my hand and said, ‘I am Joan from California, and I am not going to let you go.’”
That woman used her belt as tourniquet and saved her life. She never got to thank her, so lets see if the power of the internet can find this woman.
If you know who Joan is email firstname.lastname@example.org
And if you’d like to help Erika out head over to The Erika Brannock Fund