Toward the end of our senior year in high school, we were
required to take a CPR course. The classes used the well
known mannequin victim, Rescue Anne, to practice.
My group's model was leg-less to allow for storage in a
The class went off in groups to practice. As instructed,
one of my classmates gently shook the doll and asked "Are
you all right?" He then put his ear over the mannequin's
mouth to listen for breathing.
Suddenly he turned to the instructor and exclaimed, "She
said she can't feel her legs!"
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