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Washington School teacher Melissa Sagat (right) poses for a photo with student Bella Tamez, 10. Sagat saved Bella’s life after Bella choked on a bottle cap, which Bella is holding. Photos submitted
Jason Addy, Contributing Editor
3:35 am CDT November 2, 2019
Washington School elementary teacher Melissa Sagat was standing outside her classroom, welcoming students back from lunch when the most terrifying moment of her career began.