‘Being humble is a key’ Toledo firefighter Myles Copeland says of national exposure after saving life at basketball game

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TOLEDO, Ohio — Myles Copeland has had a busy summer. He’s been in the spotlight since a fateful game when referee John Sculli collapsed, and he helped save his life.

“Ever since then, I’ve just been getting a ton of recognition,” Copeland said. “It feels good. Just to know that I did such a great thing, and to have such an impact on not only John’s life but everyone around him.”

When Sculli collapsed on June 11, he was suffering from a massive heart attack known as a widowmaker and Copeland rushed to start CPR.

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