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Oh Wow

Oh Wow

By Mike Handley

An emergency medical technician in Brookhaven, Mississippi, carried his own personal defibrillator during the fall of 2017, and it required no electricity. If Tyler Blalock needed to jumpstart his own heart, he had only to pull out a photo of an incredible whitetail that had walked in front of his trail camera for three years in a row. For obvious ...

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By Mike Handley

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