'Chicago Fire's' Monica Raymund: 'It is so cute to go to work with these boys who love pretending'

Zap2it: You were at Juilliard, which consistently turns out great actors. Who else was in your class?Monica Raymund: Finn Wittrock, who was in "Death of a Salesman." I was very, very lucky. There are a few of us in that position. We have a lot of friends who are equally as talented who are struggling still.Zap2it: Did you go on ambulance ride-alongs to prepare for your "Chicago Fire" role?Monica Raymund: I have seen them save someone. A woman was having a heart attack or a stroke, something that would probably kill her, and her heart rate was skyrocketing. You can actually inject adrenaline into the heart. ... I saw that happen because this woman was about to go in a serious stroke, so the [EMT] woman would have to handle it there and told her, "OK, you are going to feel a strong kicking in the chest, so breathe through, it, OK?" She leapt out...



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