Heidi McCown (left) administered CPR to Pat Ward, a Mukilteo chaplain, when her heart stopped beating during breakfast with friends at Jimmy Jacks in Everett on April 29. Ward has since been recovering from the emergency surgery needed to repair an aortic dissection. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Minutes mattered the day Pat Ward was brought back to life

The Mukilteo police and fire chaplain died at breakfast. She got a second chance thanks to a waitress.

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