Why Amanda Advocates
Advocate Spotlight: Lisa Culbertson
More than 326,000 people in the United States suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests annually. If more people knew CPR, more lives would be saved. I am one of a few people who has performed CPR, has received CPR, and even more rare, married my lifesaver!
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Martha Auster, New York
Survivor Spotlight: Owen Harris
Meet Owen Harris. Shortly after little Owen was born, their doctor told his family he had a very loud heart murmur and that they needed to do an EKG right away. The doctor also said she would be consulting with a pediatric cardiologist from Sioux Falls. A few days later, Owen’s parents met with the pediatric cardiologist and found out that Owen had bicuspid aortic stenosis.
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Aimee Lybbert, Christian's mom share's Christian's story and their passion for Pulse Oximetry testing.
Karin Wetherill, Rhode Island
Dr. Carol Gill, New Jersey
Frank Amend had never even heard of the American Heart Association before 2003.
Charlotte and Rachel Richey, Kentucky
On May 28, 2015, four-year-old Charlotte was diagnosed with an electrical heart condition called Catecholarminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia (CPMVT). The diagnosis came after she had two incidents in which she lost consciousness and had to have CPR performed to save her life.