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Baby Reunited With Boston EMTs Who Saved His Life

BOSTON (CBS) – There was a special reunion between a baby and the quick thinking paramedics who helped bring him into the world.

Michelle Norman was in labor when her husband pulled into the parking lot of Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center.

Two EMTs rushed to her side and delivered the boy inside her car. The baby had no pulse and wasn't breathing so the team of EMTs quickly went to work and within a minute the newborn let out his first cry.

"They're our heroes," Michelle Norman said Thursday.

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EMT Todd Ritch and Emmett. (WBZ-TV)

"I had never caught a baby," EMT Todd Ritch said. "I have been to several calls where the baby is already out."

The parents honored the rescue workers by naming their son Emmett, a play on the letters EMT.


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