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High school runner Seth Goldstein was competing in a cross country race. He had just finished the second loop when one of the runners from a rival team collapsed in front of him. Seth stopped to help while everyone else ran on.

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Sources: Huffington Post

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A mother in labor being driven to the hospital began giving birth to the first of 2 babies while still on the interstate. She successfully gave birth, but the child was not breathing. She called 911 and administered CPR to get the baby breathing again.

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Sources: EMS1.com, Daily Mail.

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

An ambulance was stolen by a patient at Emory University Hospital, giving the paramedics still inside a wild ride. The ambulance crashed right through the wall of a chiropractor office. One of the paramedics is in the hospital. The suspect may have mental issues, & is behind bars facing kidnapping charges.

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Sources: EMS World, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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