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Acting Customer Services Supervisor Jintal Patel and Letter Carrier Tonya Rutledge were on duty recently at the Canton, MI, Post Office when a colleague experienced symptoms of a heart attack.

Rutledge immediately called 911, then she and Patel rendered first aid to their co-worker.

Paramedics soon arrived to provide further assistance.

The ill employee recovered from the incident.

Employees featured in “Heroes’ Corner” also receive letters of commendation through the Postmaster General Heroes’ Program. The nomination form is available on Blue.