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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Boy, 9, does CPR to save 2-year-old brother


    JOLIET, Ill. - A 9-year-old suburban Chicago boy insists he's not a hero after saving the life of his 2-year-old brother who'd fallen into the family's pool.

    Logan Hearn of Joliet used the live-saving skills he learned in a junior lifeguard course to revive his brother Brendan.

    The boys' mother, Tabitha Hearn, says she had a sick feeling when she noticed Brendan was missing this week and immediately checked the pool.

    The toddler was floating face down and was unresponsive.

    She started CPR but was too upset to get far. That's when Logan pushed her aside and took over.

    He performed CPR and got his little brother to start breathing again.

    Brendan is recovering after a night in the hospital.

    The family has taken down the pool.