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NYC woman survives heart scare thanks to Christmas miracle

NYC woman survives heart scare thanks to Christmas miracle
For months, Maya Thornton watched with admiration as New Yorkers paid loving tribute to hero health care workers who defended the city against the ravages of COVID-19.But it wasn’t until the 42-year-old Manhattan woman nearly died last month from an unexpected heart blockage that she really understood what all the fuss was about.

“The last thing I remember was being in the ambulance,” Thornton said.The pandemic had kept them apart for much of the year, so Thornton said something good came out of the ordeal.Thornton said she gained a new level of appreciation for the doctors and nurses on the front lines of a global medical crisis.“I always had a respect for them,” Thornton said.

For months, Maya Thornton watched with admiration as New Yorkers paid loving tribute to hero health care workers who defended the city against the ravages of COVID-19.Maya Thornton, pictured, nearly died in November from an unexpected medical episode.

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