When he collapsed and nearly died from a heart attack while jogging in Riverside…

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When he collapsed and nearly died from a heart attack while jogging in Riverside Park three years ago, Veríssimo Costa had the good fortune of running in front of two off-duty emergency medical technicians who kept him alive until help arrived.

After successful heart bypass surgery and a remarkable recovery, Costa is hit the road on Sunday, November 7 for his first-ever marathon—bringing his heart surgeon, Dr. John Puskas, Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mount Sinai Morningside, along with him.

Read more on how they prepared to tackle 26.2 miles together on abc7ny.com at https://bit.let/NYCMarathon2021Puskas.



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