Heimlich Hero

February 2007
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;2/23/2007, Vol. 76 Issue 19, p2
The article reports that Brenna Croal, a fifth grader from Minnesota was honored by her community for saving her grandmother's life. Brenna saved her grandmother's life using the Heimlich maneuver when she choked on a piece of bread while eating dinner. Brenna, who is a safety captain at Hoover Elementary School learned the maneuver at safety camp in the summer of 2006. An illustrated instruction of the Heimlich maneuver is included in the article.


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