Customs and Border Patrol agents honored for saving man

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FLA. (WSVN) - Four Customs and Border Patrol officers were honored, Thursday, for saving a man who had suffered a heart attack.

The agents were named “Co-Employees of the Year” at Miami International Airport’s annual employee recognition gala.

The agents saved a 62-year-old man who had a heart attack after arriving on a flight from Cuba, in July.

“I feel very good, very emotional, extremely grateful for these men,” the man said. “I owe them my life. They did everything they could to save me. I’m glad I can be here tonight to thank them.”

The agents performed CPR and used a defibrillator on the man until paramedics arrived.

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