Man recovering in hospital credits emergency workers at marathon
Marathon runner’s ordeal, survival defy odds
Published: May 24, 2013 - 11:27 PM
By Rick Armon
Beacon Journal staff writer
Richard Strain of Canton talks about suffering a heart attack while running the Cleveland Marathon Sunday during an interview in his room at the cardiac intensive care unit at MetroHealth on Friday in Cleveland. Strain says he survived because he collapsed near a medic who was able to shock his heart. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
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