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Chick-fil-A Employee Saves Man from Cardiac Arrest by Performing CPR in a Parking Lot

Olowokandi Fiyin
Oct 01, 2019
02:20 A.M.
Not all heroes wear capes, some wear a CFA uniform! A Chick-fil-A employee saved the life of a young man who went into cardiac arrest. If not for Tauya Nenguke's boldness, the man could have died.
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Tauya Nenguke is an employee at Chick-fil-A, who works at the drive-thru in Chula Vista, Calif. He is currently being commended for extending his efficient service to save a man's life.

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On Wednesday night, the 22-year-old team leader became wary when he suspected something suspicious was happening across the parking lot.

Instead of cowering, Nenguke gave his iPad to a colleague and jumped through the drive-thru window to ensure that all was well, FOX News reported.

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He discovered a 20-year-old man, who was flat on the floor and going into cardiac arrest on the ground at 8:30 pm, as disclosed by People. The victim was enveloped by friends trying, but failing at completing the CPR procedure on him. Nenguke explained:

"(The man) Wasn't breathing or anything, his eyes were rolled back behind his head, I know this guy was out. I didn't know how long I just started chest compression immediately,"

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Nenguke, who is aspiring to attend nursing school and has previously taken pre-nursing classes, began chest compressions on the man. He then advised that the fellow's friends dial 911 as well.

Also, Nenguke gave the friends a quick training on how to do CPR, so they could take turns until paramedics arrived to take the victim to the hospital.

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According to reports by Cheryl Shields, the director of marketing and community relations, she wrote on Facebook:

"The EMT stated that if it wasn’t for his quick action, this young man might not have survived."

Nenguke, who considers his actions to be a result of his faith in God, said:

"There wasn't any hesitation on my part. I knew that was the place where God placed me at that time."

Thankfully, there was a hero on site.

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