Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Sara Bisel moved to Rochester with her husband and children in 1963. But it was what she did away from home at archaeological digs that would make her famous. In July 1982, Bisel was sent to Italy to examine skeletons dating back to ancient Herculaneum. Britt Aamodt locates the real-life story behind Sara Bisel’s book The Secrets of Vesuvius.