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Thanking EMS crew that saved his life

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By Greg Summers

In a quarter century of EMS work, paramedic Thomas Burdette had experienced it only once before.
Someone tracked him down to say thank you.
The grateful man was Gary Ballard, a 58-year-old grandfather who suffered a massive heart attack May 22. Burdette and his daughter, basic EMT Caitlyn Burdette, were dispatched that night to save Ballard’s life.


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