Ty Houston, of Southfield, Michigan, was busy filling out his absentee ballot at a township office on Monday when an elderly man near him stopped breathing.
“His wife, who was helping him fill out the ballot, asked him a couple of questions but he didn’t respond. She screamed for help and I went over to see what I could do,” Mr. Houston, a registered nurse, told the Detroit News.
Mr. Houston moved the victim to the floor and immediately began checking for vital signs.
“He was dead,” Mr. Houston told the Detroit News. “He had no heartbeat and he wasn’t breathing. I started CPR, and after a few minutes, he revived and started breathing again. He knew his name and his wife’s name.”
Once he was fully revived, the gentleman moved on to his most pressing priority.
“The first question he asked was ‘Did I vote?’”
In fact, he had.
The gentleman, whose name has not been released, was taken to a nearby hospital.
(via: Detroit News)
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