Heroic Boy Saves Choking Baby Brother in Brookline, Massachusetts

The baby choked on a piece of fruit earlier this week

A little boy in Brookline, Massachusetts, is celebrating his first birthday, and he and his family have a lot to be cheerful for.

The baby is alive thanks to the heroic efforts of his 10-year-old brother.

The boy began choking on a piece of fruit on Tuesday, and couldn't breathe. His brother called 911, and then ran down the street to get help from a crossing guard.

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Responding offers were able to get the fruit out of the child's airway. He was taken to the hospital, and is expected to be fine.

On Wednesday, the family brought cookies to the police officers who helped save the child's life. Police gave the brave boy a badge.

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