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Dispatcher Helps Husband Save Wife With Compression-Only CPR

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona – The Hardens were losing track of each other’s conversations. It had been a long, exhausting day for both Scott, a sheriff’s deputy, and Kathie, an elementary school teacher. The couple put their two young children to bed, turned on the Food Network for a few minutes, then called it a night.

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“I’ve always teased her about her snoring — and she doesn’t, but I’ve always told her that she does — and that night it was unbelievable. It was so loud,” Scott said, recalling the night less than a year ago when his 33-year-old wife died on the floor of their bedroom for 18 minutes.

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