YMCA Stories
Archive for entries tagged with: 'livestrong at the ymca'

September 24, 2015

Quick Action Restarts Man's Heart

Charles “Chuck” Prutzman all but died Aug. 26. His heart and breathing had stopped. His cheeks had gone white. His body had begun to cool. Just eight days later, he walked into the East Area Family YMCA to thank the many people who helped restart his heart, giving him a new chapter in his life. “There is h ...more

Filed under Active Adults

June 06, 2012

Strong Survivor: Jennifer Pinti

When Jennifer Pinti was diagnosed with cervical cancer, she didn’t have much time to worry about herself. She was pregnant, and her husband and two young children needed her.During the day, in front of her children, she was able to keep her fears in check. At night, the panic attacks came.“I couldn’t breathe,” Jenn ...more

Filed under Health
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