His heart stopped for 19 minutes. CPR saved his life.
We’ve all heard it; CPR can mean the difference between life or death. “You can be very young, you can be very old, it does not matter. Cardiac arrest does not discriminate and can affect anyone at any time,” says Gabrielle Purick, Program Administrator for Keep the Beat, Mecklenburg County.Sudden cardiac arrest is when a person’s heart suddenly stops beating. It strikes people of[..]