Lucas is now 18 years old and training to be a doctor, and she described him as being “immensely brave.” She said what he took from the experience of the tsunami is how there is never enough of what you can do for others. Eight years have passed since the tragedy but The Impossible is a reminder of how the wave affected so many. Missing Forth Valley man sparks massive police search. She studied to be a physician and also previously worked as a professor of management with the ESADE Business School, and as a business consultant for companies like Pepsi. I was looking around thinking maybe this is just in my mind. But then we understood that it was the only way of explaining the others’ pain was picking up a story of a family which nothing happened to. , Belón has appeared on numerous television shows, including Charlie Rose and The View, discussing her experience of making the film and her family's experience of the tsunami. Belon said she was involved in the making of “The Impossible” for several years and did have a say in the film’s casting. It’s about human beings. Maria says: “The man wouldn’t allow me to die. And as part of the filming process, the family returned to the hotel, which has been rebuilt after being flattened by the wave. María Belón (born May 12, 1966) is a Spanish physician and motivational speaker, known for surviving the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami when she was on vacation in Thailand with her husband Enrique (Quique) Álvarez and three sons Lucas, Simón and Tomás. I wouldn’t care about anything. Then, amazingly, they heard little Simon yelling for help above the roar of rushing water. My whole life is extra time. ? 'We love and miss you' Family of missing Scots mum feared murdered in Spain pay tribute on fifth anniversary. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. Lucas was crying out, ‘Mama, Mama.’ Then they all disappeared under water. 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Emergency services were called to a now derelict Boquhanran House in Clydebank at around 6.45pm on Wednesday after flames engulfed the boarded up building. María was in too much pain to climb up the tree alone so Lucas, who had already climbed up, jumped down and helped her climb up the tree. ( Log Out / Overall, they have all come out of this experience wanting to help others. My whole story is on my body. I do not deserve to be alive, but life is not fair. I thought it was the end for all of us. After the tsunami calmed down, Belón was able to swim to land with Lucas, only to notice her many injuries. “I screamed to my husband and to the kids. “We couldn’t see the wave,” says Maria, who is a doctor. Tomas, who is also studying in Britain, has certainly moved on – he wants to be a beach lifeguard. Lucas found a tree that the two could climb so that they would be safe from further waves. But more importantly, it is a story about many people and what they suffered. The Parkhead gaffer feels his club were not given the same treatment after their own issue. Belón is credited in the cast of the 2012 film The Impossible for providing her story and working on the set in Thailand in the same locations as the original tsunami. She is not sure what she’s going to do next, but she did express interest in returning to work as a doctor. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. My whole life is extra time.”. lоокing fоr sех with а раrtiсulаrlу раssiоnаtе уоung wоmеn hеrе. But although Belon survived the tsunami, she said she “almost died three times.” Once while hanging on the branch of a tree with her son Lucas, and two other times in the hospital. MB: When I saw her in “21 Grams” I thought (gasp) what is this woman about? Then, many agonising minutes later, he heard Tomas’s voice shouting: “Papa! After the tsunami struck, Quique had lost his younger sons, who had been in his arms until the extreme force of the wave sent him crashing into a column on the ground floor of the hotel. He had just got out of the pool to fetch the ball we had bought them on Christmas Day. She was petrified, alone and convinced she was dying – but in a miracle that has inspired new film The Impossible, the mum and her family survived. Parents raise concerns after Kilmarnock head teacher who mysteriously vanished gets top job. This movie is not about nationalities, not about races, not about colors. It is not just about this one family. Lee Narwan tried to hide the weapon in a washing machine but was nicked by the two cops that had given him a lift back to his home in Thorntonhall, near Glasgow. A family's 'Impossible' journey of healing. He got washed away but grabbed a tree and clung on for half an hour. I don’t want to meet her; I don’t want to disturb her. Video Games Guide - PS Vita, PS3, Xbox , Wii - BestVideoGames.site. “The Impossible” is available to own and rent on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital. Coronavirus cluster outbreak at Scots care home as 25 test positive. Singer, Songwriter and Author from Kyoto, Japan. Post-traumatic stress is difficult to move on from but you have to move on.”. “The Impossible” is one of biggest box office hits in Spain’s history, and Belon is thrilled with the response it has received as she is with the film itself. We held on to a tree. 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