March 4, 2011 |
Ninety-six minutes of CPR. It's hard to comprehend, both for those who know cardiopulmonary resuscitation and those who don't. And yet, it saved Howard Snitzer's life. The Goodhue, Minn., resident had gone to buy groceries when he collapsed from a massive heart attack. And that's when townspeople went into action. Of course, someone called 911. But more than 20 people, according to media reports, lined up and gave him CPR. ABC News picks up the story here: "When the paramedics arrived via helicopter, they witnessed an astonishing scene.