Jamie Payne a father from West Gardiner, Maine was in the hospital for 10 days because he had heart failure, according to an article by WMTW. The reason he is alive is because of his son, 17 year old Chris Payne.

The article states, after letting their dogs outside Jamie fell to the ground, collapsing on the front steps outside of their home.

Chris is a senior at Monmouth Academy, he called 911 and was told by the dispatcher how to help his father. And he did just that, he saved his life. In this intensely stressful and traumatic situation, it seems that Chris was able to keep a calm head perform life savings techniques like CPR to revive his Dad.

Jamie was then airlifted to Maine Medical Center in Portland.

Jamie said to WMTW, 

I could have been dead for good. With him being able to do that, it has prolonged my life

A remarkable real-life story from a remarkable real life, Maine teen. The article states that Jamie will be in recovery for a while having to attend follow-ups and appointments with cardiologists. They will continue to keep an eye on him.

Chris' and his Dad love each other very much and having to go through a traumatic situation with a level head is commendable.

According to WMTW, Jamie is feeling well and is grateful to be alive and back at his home with his family.

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