Creating a generation of life-savers

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — Saving the life of a sudden cardiac arrest victim takes the right equipment and a bit of training. In the next year or so, thousands of valley residents will have that training, with more equipment coming all the time.Starting Hearts is a nonprofit group started by Lynn Blake, herself a sudden cardiac arrest survivor. Since founding the group in 2010, Blake and a cadre of volunteers have trained about 9,000 people in both cardiopulmonary resuscitation and how to use an automated external defibrillator. In the next year thousands more will be trained in automated defibrillator use. The …

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