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18-year-old helps save cruise passenger's life

Manx Newscast

Thursday, 6 June 2024 - 11 minutes

As more than 2,000 cruise ship passengers passed through the Isle of Man Sea Terminal on 18 May one man, a German national, suffered a heart attack.

But thanks to calm and collected 18-year-old Welcome Centre employee Gabriella Corkish who assisted with the use of a defibrillator he survived and is now recovering in a hospital in England.

Lewis Foster has been speaking to Gabriella about what happened, and to Paul Healey the chair of the charity responsible for installing the defibrillator; Craig's Heartstrong Foundation.

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