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Komen woman 'lucky to be alive' after heart attack in 2014 race

Komen woman 'lucky to be alive' after heart attack in 2014 race

One year after collapsing from a massive heart attack during the Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure, Patti Weber was back in the race Sunday — a little anxious, a little teary and a whole lot grateful.

The name of her fundraising team? Lucky to be Alive.

"All of my family stayed really close to me today. I didn't make it to one mile last year," said Weber, 60, who was among 11,500 participants and about 5,000 spectators at the 23rd annual race in Hunt Valley to fund breast cancer educational programs, research and grants.

Part of Weber's mission was to again thank the firefighters and emergency medical...

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