A 70-year-old partner in the firm, John Lewis came to work thinking not about hearts, but about flu season. He’d been achy and congested all week and his wife, Barbara, was home with the flu and a 102-degree fever.
He headed home early, promising colleagues he would go to the doctor. While waiting for the elevator to take him down from the 25th floor, he stopped to talk with two colleagues, including his son.
Then his heart stopped.
Read the follow up story regarding the medical event in our Nashville office in the American Heart Association News.