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Milwaukee teen gets his jersey as nurses who saved his life are honored

Posted at 10:37 PM, Jan 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-22 23:38:34-05

MILWAUKEE — The emotions spilled out as Wisconsin Lutheran High School gave Jordan Glenn his jersey.

"My faith became a lot stronger," Jordan Glenn says. Two nurses who helped save Glenn's life were also recognized, CiCi Hopf and Dionne Young.

"We have to save this kid's life," Cici Hopf says. At Menomonee Falls High School on Jan. 9, Glenn collapsed on the basketball court.

CiCi and Dionne are nurses and jumped into action.

"During Jordan's resuscitation attempts, there was prayer going on in that gym. And so to see Jordan, he is an example. He's a walking miracle," Dionne Young says.

"Everybody was hugging each other. Everybody was crying together. Everybody was like, 'you know what can we do?' Thank you so much, from both sides," CiCi Hopf says.

The Wisconsin Lutheran family wants everyone to know how prepared Menomonee Falls High School was: they had an AED on site.

"The AED is always important to have. Make sure there's one always available, especially at these types of things," CiCI Hopf says.

And now these three are forever linked with a bond of words.

"I'm just happy he's here. I'm excited for the plan God has for him, because clearly there is a plan for him. And I'm just happy that I got to be part of his journey," Cici Hopf says.

"I just wanna say to you, to continue to live in your purpose. Continue to be a walking example of God's grace and mercy," Dionne Young says. "I'd like to say thank you for saving my life. Thank you for not like, panicking like others, and I really appreciate that," Jordan Glenn says.

Jordan says he's blessed. But clearly the blessing is shared by all.

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