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The Worm: Lifeguard saves step-dad’s life with CPR; a blurb about burbot

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Quick-thinking hero

Doctors say Charlie Church is alive today thanks to the expert CPR training and quick thinking of his stepdaughter, 27-year-old Amber Crocker.

“I was on automatic. I knew what to do, but it was the first time that I’d ever done CPR on a real person,” says Crocker, a veteran lifeguard at the YMCA pools in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee. She also teaches CPR and first aid there.

Crocker had just returned home from work the evening of…

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