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My Presentation and survival....

On June 28, 2010 I was co-chairing a golf tournament and while driving home after a very long day, I felt pressure in the middle of my chest and tightness in my jaw. I knew what this meant but thought I was just over tired and I would be fine after a good night's sleep. I woke the next morning and was fine. I followed my usual routine of coffee, newspaper and cigarettes and as I sat down to check my emails, my heart began to race and I became light heading. I sat trying to calm myself and…


Added by Paul Altilia on December 30, 2010 at 20:12 — 1 Comment

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