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A Life Saved: An EMT’s Tale

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emtnAfter dancing at her best friend’s daughter’s wedding, Ruth Weiser returns to her table and cuts into the charbroiled steak in front of her. Still breathing hard from the vigorous dancing, she literally bites off more than she can chew. The color drains from her face as she gasps for air, a chunk of meat lodged in her throat…

“Chicago Hope”? “ER”?

No, this is really happening! And fortunately for Ruth, help is immediate. Alan Brand, a guest at the wedding and an experienced emergency medical technician (EMT), sees Ruth’s distress, her face turning pale blue. He grabs her from behind, wrapping his arms around her waist just above the navel. He presses his fist, with …

Written by TheEditor

November 26th, 2014 at 9:39 am

Posted in Personal Stories