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William Burton, 12, collapses on Grayson ball field; survives through family’s faith and Cinci Children’s

By Mark Maynard Kentucky Today Her oldest son was lifeless on a hospital gurney in the trauma room as doctors tried desperately to figure out how to save him. 
Amy Burton knew who was ultimately in charge. 
“It was chaos. So much was happening, and he was in bad shape. These medical professionals, who were fantastic and are great, had no idea what to do but Amy knew exactly,” said her pastor,...

Mom says school nurse is an ‘angel’ for quick retrieval of AED to save 10-year-old boy’s life

School nurse Cassandra Artrip worked on the playground to save Ethan’s life when he experienced arrhythmia. (UKNow photos) By Elizabeth Adams Special to KyForward The rosy flush of Ethan Abel’s cheeks comforted school nurse Cassandra Artrip as she watched the 10-year-old doze with a plush dog in his arms. “He’s pink and breathing on his own, and I am tickled to see he’s doing so well,”...