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Teenage girl in Sunnyvale saved her mother's life with CPR

Last Updated Nov 2012


Image of San Jose Mercury News Icon A Sunnyvale woman is alive and recovering in miraculous fashion after her daughter performed life-saving CPR, a skill her parents didn't even know she had learned.

"Thank God, I wouldn't be here or I'd be brain dead," Lori Dolan said from her bed at El Camino Hospital Thursday afternoon. "It's a miracle."

Dolan, 53, was home Sunday watching the San Francisco 49ers' football game on television with her husband, Larry, when he stepped out momentarily to pull some hamburger patties off the backyard grill.

Read the full story on the San Jose Mercury News website.