Lucky HS Baseball Player Survives Freak Accident

I can’t imagine anything more horrifying than this: going to your son’s high school baseball game and seeing him collapse while trotting to first after being hit in the chest by a pitch, and finding him lifeless when you get to him - with his eyes wide open and not breathing.

Hunter Cairns and family

That’s exactly the awful situation that Jason Cairns found himself in on June 25 after his son Hunter was hit by a pitch while playing for Los Alamitos High in the O.C. But the LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM says that this story has a happy ending, as Hunter was out of the hospital and back home two days later thanks to some quick-thinking bystanders and a lot of luck.

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