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PLANKINTON - Vern Leftwich needed an ambulance badly on Father's Day.

His hemoglobin was so low that he was seeing double and almost passed out.

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"I couldn't walk or anything without falling over," Leftwich said in a recent interview with The Daily Republic. "It was a scary situation."

But when his wife, Nancy, called 911, the line surprisingly rang busy.

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