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More people in Sun Prairie train to help girl with heart condition


SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) -- More people are doing what they can to make sure they're prepared to help a young girl in case of a medical emergency.

Meredith Kalberer has impacted much of the Sun Prairie community. The 7-year-old girl has a life-threatening heart condition that requires her to wear a pacemaker. That means she has to have someone nearby who is AED and CPR certified.

Teachers and other adults at Royal Oaks Elementary School where Meredith goes to school became certified to make sure they can save her life in the event of cardiac troubles.

On Saturday, 15 more people in Sun Prairie trained to be certified at the school.

"You never know when you may need to use these skills and it may be at any point," says trainer Dan Grejczyk. "Taking the two hours of time to learn CPR can make the difference in your life or a number of people's lives."
More than 70 people who spend time with Meredith are AED certified in case of an emergency and will be able to help anyone who goes into cardiac arrest with their new skills.
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