High school student saves friend from choking

March 24, 2017
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High school student saves friend from choking


YouTube caption: A Wisconsin high school student is being praised after he saved his friend from choking, and it was all caught on camera.

What started as a normal lunch on Wednesday for a group of friends at Central High School turned into a heroic tale.

As freshman Will Olson and his friends happened to be sitting under the security camera in the school’s cafeteria, he says he started to choke on a large cheese curd.

“Someone cracked a really funny joke and I just took a deep breath in and that’s when I started to choke,” Olson said.

At first, his friends thought he was kidding, but when Ian Brown realized what was happening, he jumped into action and successfully performed the Heimlich Maneuver.

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