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Middle School Student Raises Money for AED in Brother’s Memory

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Katelynn Houghton, a middle school student in St. Charles, IL, lost her brother D.J. Chastain to Sudden Cardiac Arrest when she was only 8 years old. He had been playing basketball in the school gym when he collapsed due to an undiagnosed heart defect and could not be revived by the time the paramedics arrived. The school’s only AED (Automatic External Defibrillator), a Philips HeartStart, was locked in an office at the time and could not be accessed. Continue reading Middle School Student Raises Money for AED in Brother’s Memory