Learning to Save Lives in West Orange

A Red Cross-sponsored event honoring Rep. Gabrielle Giffords by teaching people CPR was held in more than 100 communities across the country, including West Orange, hometown of Giffords’ husband, astronaut Mark Kelly.

Yesterday’s event took place at West Orange High School. “The tragedy in Tucson was a reminder of how important it is for everyone to know first aid and CPR,” said Gail McGovern, president and CEO of the American Red Cross, in a press release promoting the event.

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