A NEWTONGRANGE pensioner has thanked the local boy who helped save his life.
Alex Philip snr collapsed in Main Street, Newtongrange, on April 4 and received first aid from 15-year-old Gareth Fleming.
They had an emotional meeting at Mr Philip’s home on Tuesday following a month’s treatment at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.
The 79-year-old had suffered a heart attack while waiting for a bus.
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