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Local Heroes Save A Life

Pana - A special ceremony was held Thursday to honor the efforts of six individuals to save a man's life after suffering a near-fatal heart attack.  Bill Peitzmann was working out inside Pana Community Hospital's Rehab and Wellness Center March 17, 2014 when he collapsed.  Six employees came to his aid, providing CPR and using an automated external defibrillator to stabilize his heart rhythm.  Peitzmann later regained consciousness and has made a recovery.

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