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Suffolk County prospective juror who suffered heart attack finds life-saving help nearby

The emergency technician sat among prospective jurors waiting to be called Wednesday in the Suffolk Superior Court. As he waited, Ryan Whitcomb scanned the room and noticed an automated external defibrillator hanging on the wall.

With all the free time on his hands, Whitcomb said, he started started imagining how he would use the life-saving device in various emergency scenarios.

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