Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 5/24/13
A pediatric nurse said Friday she was in the right place at the right time to revive a 14-year-old girl who collapsed while dancing in the upper deck during a Kansas City Royals game. Sam Sapenaro, 26, was working her second job as a member of Kauffman Stadium's K-Crew on Thursday night when a nearby fan yelled for help. Sapenaro said she rushed over and found the girl unresponsive and with no pulse. Sapenaro said she began performing CPR with help from a man who was with the girl. The man also turned out to be a nurse. The girl was resuscitated, but stadium medical personnel had to revive her a second time after her pulse faded again. ''We were on her in the first 15-20 seconds of her going down,'' she said. ''Timing is everything when something like this happens.'' A spokeswoman for Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., said she could not provide a name or condition for the girl, citing privacy laws. After paramedics arrived, Sapenaro helped move the girl to an open ...
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