Stroke Sufferer Treated At Same Hospital While Daughter Gives Birth

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4)– A man suffering a stroke is rushed to the hospital where his daughter was giving birth.

Greg Burns was golfing on June 3 when the stroke hit. Within 11 minutes, he was given TPA, a specific medicine for stroke patients.

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Greg Burns (credit: CBS)

After 18 minutes, he was rushed into surgery.

All the while, his daughter was also at Swedish Medical Center with her new baby boy.

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Greg Burns holds his grandson (credit: CBS)

“But yeah, I knew she was… I thought that she was still here, but I wasn’t sure. Because I knew she was supposed to go home that same day,” said Burns.

Burns, his daughter and the newborn are all happy and healthy.

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