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This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

On the concluding day of the Salt Lake Arts Festival, my family enjoyed a great performance by Bandaloop. Unfortunately, just at the end of the performance, my mom collapsed from heat exhaustion and dehydration, and I went into full panic mode trying to get her help.

There was a lot of incredible help. Thanks to: the mystery woman in the blue "staff" shirt who had the sense to calm me down; the tall man who helped direct traffic; the doctors and nurses who first arrived on the scene to help get Mom positioned; the police officers who stood by; the response team from Salt Lake Regional Hospital; the festival's event coordinator; the ambulance drivers and the paramedic team; the hospital staff; and anyone else I may have overlooked.

Sometimes I get frustrated with Utah politics and its government services. Moments like yesterday remind me why I stay here. Thanks for being my people.

Kari Lin McMullin

Sandy

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