Simi woman recognized for saving child’s life

LIFESAVER—Tami Kirkland, third from left, receives certificates of thanks June 25 for saving the life of 6-year-old Madelyn Puopolo,fifth from left. On May 9, Madelyn was swimming at a friend’s house next door to Kirkland’s when she nearly drowned. Kirkland jumped the fence, told her husband to call 911 and started CPR on Madelyn, who regained consciousness. Courtesy of Ventura County Fire DepartmentA child screaming in your face hardly makes for a pleasant experience, but it did for Simi Valley...

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