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11-year-old Dubuque girl named Kid Captain

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11-year-old Camdyn Reisner will serve as honorary Kid Captain when the Hawkeyes take on Michigan State on September 30th.

She's from Dubuque. Camdyn was a healthy newborn until she was 21 days old. That's when she suddenly stopped breathing in her mother’s arms. An uncle did CPR until an ambulance arrived.

Emergency responders and doctors continued CPR for 57 minutes until doctors discovered a pulse.

At that point, Camdyn was airlifted to University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. She began to recover, and was sent home with a heart monitor.

Within a few days, she was again airlifted to UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. That's when she was diagnosed with supraventricular tachycardia (SVT).

You can read about her full story here.

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