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In his last semester at Gardner-Webb University, A.J. Carey took a CPR instructor course, on the recommendation of a professor. Two years later, on Jan. 13, 2019, A.J. would use those skills to save his father’s life. A.J.’s wife, Deann, who is a CNA II, helped him perform the lifesaving technique.
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Office of University Communications, "Gardner-Webb Alumnus A.J. Carey and His Wife Receive National Red Cross Awards" (2019). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 162.