NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There was a unique reunion Saturday between a heart attack survivor and the good Samaritans who saved his life.

Dennis Dillon and his family met a group of strangers who saved Dillon’s life after he suffered a heart attack on board his boat last August in Port Jefferson.

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It turns out, nearby boater Elizabeth Nadal was a doctor.

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She administered CPR with the help of another good Samaritan who happened to be a physical therapist.

“Totally incredible. Totally incredible that people would jump into action. You know, a lot of people on the boat, they look over and they go, ah, everyone’s got it, someone else has got it, but they didn’t,” Dillon said.

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The group used a defibrillator to restore his heartbeat.