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Experimental pacemaker keeps Duluth man's heart beating

Experimental pacemaker keeps Duluth man's heart beating

By John LundyExternal Link Today at 9:43 a.m.

The odd thing, Dave Nolle thinks now, is that no one told him his heart had stopped.

“I think I probably would have been less likely to refuse transport to the hospital — which is what I did,” the Duluth man said.

Nolle, the CEO of the Boy Scouts of America Voyageurs Area Council, based in Hermantown, was in Southern California on Aug. 21 at a lunch meeting with 900 other Boy Scout executives when he first experienced syncope, or, in layman’s terms, fainting.

Married and the father of three young children, Nolle would leave California two weeks later as the 134th person in the country with a tiny device attached unnoticeably to his heart.

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