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‘I FEEL LUCKY TO BE ALIVE’

IN OCTOBER THE ACTRESS UNDERWENT AN EMERGENCY HEART PROCEDURE THAT SAVED HER LIFE. NOW SHE’S SHARING HER STORY, HOPING TO HELP OTHER WOMEN: ‘IF IT CAN HAPPEN TO ME, IT CAN HAPPEN TO ANYONE’

Last Oct. 23 began like any other for daytime-TV legend Susan Lucci. After her morning Pilates workout, the 72-year-old actress had driven to the Tory Burch boutique in Manhasset, N.Y., to do a little shopping and pick up a birthday present for a friend. But as she stood waiting to have her gifts wrapped, Lucci suddenly felt an intense pressure in her chest. “It felt like an elephant pressing down on me,” says Lucci, who had to sit down to catch her breath. “The pain radiated around my rib cage to my back.” Alarmed, the store manager offered to drive her to nearby St. Francis Hospital while Lucci called her husband—Helmut Huber, 81, a

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