This is no joke: a 20-month-old girl in Hazleton, Pennsylvania attributed her life to a prank video of her brother and professional wrestler John Cena.
Last week, when Leila Dempsey Jr. and her 8-year-old brother Jaxson were driven home by their father, Matt Dempsey, they started the chicken.
Dad was behind the wheel, but Jaxson stepped forward.
“It made me feel scared because I thought she was going to die, but then this incident came to my mind. I told my father to stop, and then I started patting her,”
Jaxson leaned forward with her sister, patted her on the back between the shoulder blades with her palm, and was able to remove it from Layla’s throat in 30 seconds.
The family was happy with Jaxson’s quick actions, but his parents were surprised that his son was learning CPR and Heimlich maneuvers.
It turns out that he learned it from Senna, who once demonstrated the work in Nick’s prank series “Stand-in”, where celebrities disguised as substitute teachers.
Kristen Dempsey, Jaxson’s mother, thinks he saw the episode a year ago and remembered it in his heart.
She told the “Standard Speaker” newspaper: “My son remembered and did this, and look, he used it for good purposes. ”
Jaxson told WYOU that he thinks all children should learn how to be Heimlich.
“So if they have a little sister but she is suffocating, their parents should teach them how to slap them on the back. And watch Nick’s first episode of’The Subititute’,” Jaxson said.
On Wednesday, when more than a dozen fire trucks came to his house to flash engine lights and sound the sirens, Jackson’s lifesaving drill was officially commended.
HuffPost contacted Cena to comment, but he did not immediately respond. However, a Nick spokesperson told People.com that the network “I am proud of Jaxson and his bravery, and we are honored to be part of such an outstanding story of good news and courage! “
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