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Betty Lou Oliver surprises her husband by showing him she can walk again.  Betty escaped death, but was severely injured when the elevation she was operating dropped 71 stories last July when an Army bomber crashed into the Empire State Building.  At Bellevue, where she is pictured with her husband, Betty was nicknamed 'Miss Sunshine' because of courage and her belief in her recovery.
Betty Lou Oliver surprises her husband by showing him she can walk again.  Betty escaped death, but was severely injured when the elevation she was operating dropped 71 stories last July when an Army bomber crashed into the Empire State Building.  At Bellevue, where she is pictured with her husband, Betty was nicknamed 'Miss Sunshine' because of courage and her belief in her recovery.

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In this #TBT, meet elevator operator Betty Lou Oliver, who holds the record for surviving the longest elevator free fall in 1945.

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In this #TBT, meet elevator operator Betty Lou Oliver, who holds the record for surviving the longest elevator free fall in 1945.