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Howard and Judy Grafenstein celebrated Howard's rescue and recovery and wanted to thank all of the people who made it possible. The Grafensteins have been married 48 years.

Alexandria heroes bring man back to life

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Howard Grafenstein doesn't remember what happened when his world went black, but he knows one thing.

He is here, his face beaming, eyes dancing, with a wide smile and rosy cheeks, kissing his wife of 48 years, Judy, with boyish tenderness, all because a handful of wonderful people made it their business to save him.


They cared enough to make sure he made it. And they would not give up.

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