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Runner Saves Lives During Race

When Dr. Steve Lome started running in the Monterey Bay Half Marathon, he assumed his biggest obstacle would be keeping pace with his teenage children who were also running. Only a few miles into the race, Dr. Lome saw a man collapse in front of him. He immediately jumped in to help and performed CPR for several minutes until an ambulance arrived. Despite being rattled, Dr. Lome decided to continue running. Once he crossed the finish line, Dr. Lome came across another collapsed man who had also completed the race. He performed CPR, saving his second runner of the day. Dr. Lome has been a doctor for 12 years and had never performed CPR outside of a medical setting during his career.

Image via Runner’s World

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