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Hero of the Week: Keller Turner

 

Throughout the week, our ACC Team searches through emails and news articles looking for someone who deserves to be the Hero of the Week… Find out how you can nominate a Hero of the Week at the bottom of the page.

 

Throughout the week, our ACC Team searches through emails and news articles looking for someone who deserves to be the Hero of the Week…

From Scott City, Kansas, a 10-year-old fourth grader is being hailed as a hero.

Keller Turner was having lunch in the school cafeteria when his friend started to choke on a chicken nugget. The lunch duty attendant tried patting the boy on the back but it wasn’t working.

Keller said that his friend’s face was turning red and he knew he wasn’t joking. That’s when he jumped into action! Keller did the Heimlich maneuver which caused that nugget to go flying out of his buddy’s mouth. Keller said that his grandmother, who is a nurse, taught him the life-saving technique.

Check out more about this story here as covered by KSN News.

Kix’s Response:

So, 10-year-old Keller Turner, out of Kansas, you are this week’s ACC Hero! And, we also have to give credit to your grandmother on this one… Way to go!

 

 

 

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