For saving 3-year-old brother, the first-grader from long island received the Medal of Honor
Author: Paul Cote
Such a reward the children receive only on special occasions and rarely at such a young age. Photo: flickr.com/cc/stirlingstoneworks/
Children scouts Long Island news new York
May 9 student of the 1st grade of a school in long island was decorated. For rescue 3-year-old brother from choking Riya was Surguuli received the Medal of Honor the girl scouts.
In the words of first grader, she was not scared of the incident and knew exactly what to do. Photo: facebook
It happened in may 2017. Just a week before PE Riya was in school the girl scouts to provide first aid in various situations, including when a person is choked and started to suffocate. The girl did not know that soon she will have to apply the acquired skills in real life.
A few days later the girl and her younger brother with Kirin dined at home. The mother in the kitchen washing the dishes. Suddenly the boy became ill: he went into convulsions and stopped breathing.
Remembering what they were taught in school, scouts, Riya rushed to Kirino several times with all my might, slapped her brother on the back, slightly tilting it forward. This is what saved the boy’s life. Kirin spat out stuck in the airway piece of food and began to breathe. The cries of children the mother has not heard from and recognized, that could not make it in time to assist.
“She’s so brave and we love her very much. Our family is very proud of it, “—said at the ceremony daughters Charlene was Surguuli.
In the words of first grader, she absolutely was not afraid of the incident and knew exactly what to do. The girl immediately realized what had happened, remembered from school, scouts and immediately came to his brother for help.
Today, the little heroine was awarded the Medal of Honor the girl scouts. Such a reward the children receive only in special cases and rarely at such a young age.