‘I Don’t Know How He Survived’: EMT and Patient Share Milestones

Jeremy Johnson

(Daily News Journal) – Jeremy Johnson has no doubts that miracles happen. He counts his life, and the life of his newborn son, as an example.

“I’ve had God on my shoulders,” said Johnson, whose son, Easton Paul Johnson, was born June 8 after he and his wife dealt with infertility for 20 years.

If not for divine intervention and quick response by Rutherford County first responder Carl Hudgens, Johnson said he “wouldn’t be here” — to be able to tell the story of the night he almost lost his life, and be around for the birth of a child. CONTINUE