Cardiac arrest survivor explains importance of CPR

CHARLOTTE — October is Sudden Cardiac Awareness Month, and it’s important that people learn the skills that could save a life.

[Mom, grandmother’s CPR training helps save 5-year-old Concord boy]

Former pro basketball player Omar Carter’s heart stopped for 13 minutes while on the basketball court 2013.

In the video at the top of this webpage, Carter talks about how he is bringing awareness to the community and the importance of CPR.

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Damany Lewis is an anchor and reporter for Channel 9.