Clint Eastwood-2010-CC-Flickr-gdcgraphicsThe executive director of Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament now has a great story to tell his grandchildren: “Clint Eastwood saved my life,” said Steve John, after he was rescued from choking at a party honoring tournament volunteers.

John, 50, was eating hors d’oeuvres Wednesday when a piece of cheese became lodged in his throat. Eastwood, the 83-year-old Oscar-winning actor and director, was in attendance and quickly performed the Heimlich maneuver.

“I looked in his eyes and saw that look of panic people have when they see their life passing before their eyes,” Eastwood told The Carmel Pine Cone newspaper. “It looked bad.”

(READ the story at TODAY)

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