A volunteer steps up to say thanks
Leah Garchik, San Francisco Chronicle
ut during remarks by children's book author and illustrator Tom Lichtenheld, author Vincent Lam, who'd spoken earlier, jumped into non-author action. Lam is a novelist and also an emergency physician. When a man in the vast audience suffered a seizure, he came down off the stage to tend to him and asked that the program be suspended to wait for the arrival of EMTs.
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