Man, 87, Faints While Mowing, So EMT Finishes for Him

Man is OK, son says on Facebook
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 21, 2016 12:20 PM CDT
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(Newser) – After an 87-year-old Sacramento man passed out while mowing the lawn Saturday, an EMT went above and beyond the call of duty, UPI reports. As the man's son, Ken Densley, explains on Facebook, his dad was fine and didn't go to the hospital—so one of the responding EMTs grabbed the mower and finished cutting the lawn for him. "I told him I would do that but he insisted," Densley writes, adding that the EMT even put the lawnmower away when he was done. Densley's post, which has been shared more than 2,000 times so far, includes a photo of the good deed. As for Densley's dad, he did go to the hospital later and everything checked out fine, and he "has ... promised to let us mow the lawn from now on." (Read more uplifting news stories.)

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