WPTV, LAKE WORTH, Fla. — Roy Robinson says he has owned the same Apple Watch for the past two years and the day before Thanksgiving he was visiting his granddaughter’s school when we received the alert.
“We finished up our Thanksgiving dinner the next day, got to have your turkey, and then my son says you’re going to the hospital,” said Robinson.
Robinson and his wife firmly believe that the choice to go to nearby Johns Hopkins is what saved his life.
Robinson now proudly says the hand-me-down gift from his son is the greatest time he’s ever received.
“One of the doctors came in and said I’ve never had a patient that’s worn a monitor for the last two years and it turns out the watch was right,” said Robinson.
He says he now only takes the watch off to charge it, otherwise, he wears it to bed.
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