In moments of danger, superheroes do not hesitate, they go into action. And, apparently, so do young children if their little sister’s life depends on it.
When 8-year-old Jaxson Dempsey realized his 20-month-old sister Lelia was choking on a chicken nugget, he didn’t panic. Instead, he calmly ordered his father to stop the car they were driving in and proceeded to dislodge the obstruction from Lelia’s airway.
Jaxson said he had learned the life-saving technique by watching WWE Superstar John Cena perform the stunt on an episode of the Nickelodeon show. The substitutes.
Jaxson’s father Matt feels nothing but gratitude for his son, whose quick thinking averted potential tragedy.
“I couldn’t hear her because she was drowning. She wasn’t coughing; she wasn’t panicking. She just had no air passing; I wasn’t breathing, “Dempsey said. WNEP-News. “Thank God Jaxson was there because without him I don’t know if Lelia would be here.”
While congratulations were the last thing on Jaxon’s mind for doing what came naturally when her sister needed it, they have been pouring in ever since.
The first big “Well done!” It came from none other than John Cena himself, who sent a personal message via video after learning of the boy’s heroic deeds.
“I heard a story about you and it really touched me.” Dinner said. “A story where, in a moment of crisis, you were brave enough to act … Usually when bad things happen, one of the hardest things for everyone is to act. You jumped right away, helped the best you could. [By] By doing so, he saved his sister’s life. I really want to thank you for being you, Jaxson. Thanks for being an inspiration; Thank you from all of us “.
Cena’s tribute was high praise, but the accolades didn’t stop there. On March 31, Jaxson’s hometown of Hazleton, Pennsylvania celebrated it with its own parade featuring more than a dozen fire trucks, blasting sirens, and lights on, all honoring a diminutive hero who turned out to be the best one year old brother. little sister could have.
(WATCH the Pennsylvania video and meet Jaxson below).
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