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Looking for the anonymous person who saved my life

Rick Maningas
Allenton, Wisconsin


I would like to thank the anonymous person who saved my life. On the evening of Jan. 28, I had just bought a chocolate-banana crepe from a food truck in Breckenridge. While I was walking away, I collapsed. The person I want to thank performed CPR on me, nonstop for five minutes. This person must have been a pro because they kept me alive and even broke my sternum. No fooling around. Then the ambulance EMTs arrived and continued to work on me. I was finally revived after a total of 20 minutes and two defibrillations.

When it came time for taking down names, my hero quietly slipped into the background, or maybe his name slipped through the cracks.

I later had triple bypass surgery at St. Anthony in Lakewood. I am now recuperating at home in Milwaukee.

To the anonymous person, however you want to handle this, I would like to say, “thank you.” So I will begin by saying it here and now: thank you. And then, if I can say it on a more personal level, please contact me at 262-888-2599 or rick@bestchoicehousebuyers.com.

God bless you.



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