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FOUND: Heroine Who Saved Man's Life

Lauren Harrell, an occupational therapist, administered CPR to a Rancho Santa Margarita man during the Tall Ships Festival, then disappeared. Through Patch, both parties were able to find each other.

Some people are quick on their feet.

Like Lauren Harrell, who was at the right place and time for a local family. 

Harrell, an occupational therapist at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, was able to administer CPR to Doc Proctor, a Rancho Santa Margarita man, who had a massive heart attack while attending the Sept. 9 Tall Ships Festival in Dana Point with his family.

Through an earlier story on Patch, route: {:controller=>"articles", :action=>"show", :id=>"family-seeks-heroine-who-saved-patriarch-s-life"} -->

becki September 18, 2012 at 11:11 PM
oh so wonderful thank goodness there are angels on earth
Julie McGirr September 19, 2012 at 01:15 AM
What a great story!
Meagan Schurter September 19, 2012 at 03:54 AM
What an amazing story. So proud to be able to brag about my cousin being a true guardian angel!! Your gift for caring observation has been a gift to our family and I am pleased that now so many more can know what an amazing person you are. I am so happy that your training and efforts paid off and were able to help this man and his family enjoy his precious life, as well!!
M B September 19, 2012 at 03:16 PM
There are angels among us! Makes me want to update my CPR training! Thank you for such an inspiring story!
April Josephson September 19, 2012 at 06:03 PM
A wonderful, inspirational story!

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