Couple celebrate Valentine’s Day after husband saves wife’s life with CPRFebruary 14, 2021
This February 14 is extra special for Alejandra Avila and Jorge Arraya, who thought they might not get to see it together (Picture: British Heart Foundation) Valentine’s Day is a special day for many – but it’s extra special for a couple who thought they might not get to see it together. Alejandra Avila and Jorge Arraya, of Molesey in Surrey, had just celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary earlier in the summer last year when disaster struck. It was August, in between the coronavirus lockdowns, when mum-of-two Alejandra had a heart attack then went into cardiac arrest. ‘That day we’d had a day out with the neighbours and played Paddle, which is a bit like tennis,’ the 46-year-old told Metro.co.uk. ‘After the match, my husband and I went to their house for a drink and a nibble. ‘Once there, I remember not feeling well and telling them but without feeling overly concerned as the pain was not intense at all.’ She said she doesn’t remember much of what happened next, but she was told she went to the sofa to have a lie down and her neighbour gave her an indigestion tablet, then she and her husband went home to get ready for bed. ‘As I laid down and tried to relax my husband says he told me that if I didn’t feel well in five minutes, he would take me to hospital,’ Alejandra added.
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