by Caryn Haller

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April 17, 2013
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Gardnerville man thankful to be alive

Aug. 13, 2012 was a day Margarito Meza can’t fully remember, but will never forget. While working as a lineman for CableCom in San Jose, Calif., Meza was adding a section of cable 25 feet above the ground when 21,000 volts of electricity rushed through the Gardnerville resident’s body, just missing his brain and heart. “The last thing I remember is I stopped my truck,” the 48-year-old said of the day of the accident. “The next thing I remember is waking up in the hospital with no arm.” The latter memory was six weeks later. Meza spent those six weeks …

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