Turkey Trot participant thanks United Hospital nurse for saving his life

[KARE TV, Dec. 15, 2013] You can find thousands of reasons to be thankful among the crowds at the St. Paul Turkey Trot every Thanksgiving, but this year a Woodbury man says he has a lifetime of gratitude after a stranger saved his life.

Jeff Joseph, 34, and his wife Lisa Joseph were just steps into the 5K when Jeff complained of feeling dizzy and collapsed.

Bruce Kiecker, a United Hospital ICU nurse, was running the race with his wife, two kids and their family dog when his wife saw Joseph collapse. What Bruce did next saved Joseph’s life. Watch the story here.

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