Alt News March 15, 2013
These Boys Showed This Woman How To Do CPR, Saving Her 3 Month Old Baby

This is an amazing story that shows how important it is to know CPR. It aired this morning on The Today Show on NBC.

A woman in Henrietta, Georgia named Susanna Rohm was at home when her 12-week-old baby Isaiah lost conciousness.

Susanna ran outside for help and yelled "somebody call 9-1-1." At the time, two boys - 9-year-old Rocky Hurt and 10-year-old Ethan Wilson - were outside playing football.

They ran inside the house to see what was happening. Susanna splashed water on her baby's face and tried to do CPR.

But the boys stopped her and said she was doing it wrong. They told her how to do it and within seconds, baby Isaiah started breathing again.

The boys learned to do CPR a couple of months ago from signs posted in their school cafeteria.

cover photo: The Marietta Daily Journal

Related stories

Heart & Stroke Foundation Creates What Might Be The Best PSA Ever. And It Features Zombies

The Beat Goes On: As Heart Month Wraps Up, Here's Three Tips To Keep Yours Healthy

Need CPR? There's An App For That



Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are pre-moderated/reviewed and published according to our submission guidelines.