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When in Doubt…DO SOMETHING

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This story has been in national headlines due to the heroism and quick actions of strangers helping an infant in crisis. While in traffic on a Florida freeway, Pamela Rauseo’s 5-month old nephew stopped breathing. She immediately pulled over and, finding him unresponsive, signaled to the surrounding drivers for help. She also alerted 911. Lucile Godoy, a few lanes over, noticed Rauseo’s cries for aid and exited her car to help. Godoy and Rausei began CPR while other motorists, including two fireman, (and a photojournalist, why not) rushed to assist Godoy and facilitated Emergency Medical Services en route to the site. Thanks to their combined actions, the child was transferred to a local hospital in stable but critical condition.

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(photo credit: Al Diaz/Miami Herald/AP)

Moral of the story: doing something is always better than doing nothing. Visit The American Heart Association to learn about CPR classes.

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More on the story at CNN and The NY Daily News

Kristen E. Strubberg is the Editor-in-Chief for TGNR. Kristen founded TGNR in 2013 - seeking to create a high quality platform for original, eclectic and substantive positive news journalism by attracting expert contributors in many varying subjects. Kristen also works as a clinical medical researcher in Cardiology, with an original background in Neuroscience. Her passion for science has translated to her science-fiction specialization, with her highly adept published insights into the best of sci-fi’s popular culture. Kristen has served as TGNR’s Editor-in-Chief since 2013.

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  1. Pingback: A Second Story Proving “When in Doubt, Do Something!!” | The Good News Review

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