Archive - Oct 7, 2011

Archive - Oct 7, 2011

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Two Texas Teachers Save a Life

Seventh-grader Kylee Shea collapsed in the hall of her Dallas-area school and could be dead or brain-damaged today if not for two quick-thinking teachers who revived her with CPR and a defibrillator. 

A Dallas-area seventh-grader survived a literally heart-stopping crisis virtually unscathed thanks to two quick-thinking, well-trained schoolteachers.

Kristen Goodgion and Brent Reese, teachers at Maus Middle School in Frisco, Texas, rushed within seconds to the aid of 12-year-old Kylee Shea after she crumpled in a school hallway Sept. 26. While Reese performed CPR, Goodgion fetched the school’s automated external defibrillator (AED). They used the machine’s paddles to kick-start Kylee’s heart in a dramatic rescue caught on the school’s surveillance cameras.

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