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High school athlete pushes for defibrillators at games

A new requirement that defibrillators be available at all varsity football and hockey games could go into effect next school year, thanks to the efforts of a Milford teen.

Sean Burns, a sophomore at Milford High School, was 14 years old when he heard about the near death of a fellow hockey player on the ice, but the event turned him into an instant lobbyist.

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