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Come On Fish, Keep Going, Keep Going

from the Detroit News,
Colucci described Fischer's coloring as ashen grey. "We then started our emergency procedure," Van Zant said. "Between breaths, I was trying to talk to him 'Come on, Fish. Keep going. Keep going,' " Szuber said. After the initial compressions from Plagens, Colucci decided to cut Fischer's jersey and pads. "I didn't think we were getting good enough compression because he was going through pads that are pretty thick," Colucci said. Fischer was hardly responding. "He had some agonal breathing (barely able to breathe)," Colucci said. "He had his mouthguard still on. I was trying to position his face, neck and head to get the airway open, and that's when I grabbed his mouth guard and took it out of his mouth I didn't want him to aspirate on his mouth guard."
more...the article highlights the people who helped save Fisher's life and you realize how close he was to death...

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