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Red Wing resident Brittany Kuyath performed CPR on a man at the YMCA in April after noticing he had collapsed. "I'm glad I was able to help and not just stand by," Kuyath said.

Saving lives with CPR


Two months ago, Brittany Kuyath was in the middle of a regular workout running on the track at the Red Wing Family YMCA when she saw a man collapse on the gym floor beneath her.

Although she said the situation was scary in retrospect, there was no question in her mind as to what she should do.

"I just thought right away to go help. In the moment, you just kind of do it," the Red Wing resident said.

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