Mark Wright breaks down in tears on This Morning as he recalls horrific moment he battled to save man | The Sun

BRAVE Mark Wright fought back tears on This Morning today as he spoke about the moment he struggled to save a father's life.

The former Towie star told how a guest at a Tenerife hotel he and Michelle Keegan were staying in had a heart attack and later died.

However, he was praised for his quick action and for giving the man precious final moments with his family.

Mark told Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield he was forced to leap into action at a hotel after staff and other guests failed to react to a heart attack.

Mark, who had recently learnt CPR, told wife Michelle he was going to have to step in himself.

However, the hotel guest sadly died.

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Getting emotional on the ITV show today Mark said: "I did what I could – he was there for a while before I got there.

"He wasn't necessarily alive when I gave him CPR but it allowed the ambulance to put him on a life support machine, some breaths."

Speaking about the moment on ITV today, he was forced to stop speaking after becoming choked up.

Mark was praised by the man's daughter Victoria on social media for his quick actions.

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She wrote: "It was my Dad who had the cardiac arrest in Tenerife.

"I want to thank you again for your help and support, without it my mum wouldn't have had the opportunity to say her goodbyes to Dad.

"You are an absolute star and I'm so grateful you were there, you did your best and I'll forever be grateful to you."

Mark replied: "There you are Vic. I’ve been trying to find you. You were incredible for your dad and did him proud.

"You was stronger than I can ever imagine someone would be in that situation. Send you all, all the love in the world Vic. Xx"

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