Autistic Boy Saves Classmate With Heimlich He ‘Learnt On SpongeBob’

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When one schoolgirl started choking on an apple in the middle of lunch, her classmate jumped to the rescue.

Now while that would be a pretty incredible story anyway, the fact that the hero of the hour, Brandon Williams, is autistic makes it that bit more special.

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Brandon ran towards Jessica Pellegrino, wrapped his arms around her midsection, and thrust her diaphragm so that the apple would dislodge and be spat out.

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He was asked how he knew what to do, and amazingly replied:

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Learned it on SpongeBob.

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His dad, Anthony, added:

He picks up on things that most of us would miss, and files it all away in his head, and he can recall it all in an instant.

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That’s how he knew instantly what to do. And we’re glad he did. We’re proud of him.

Absolutely amazing stuff.


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