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Teen Jumps into Action and Saves Mom’s Life by Applying a Tourniquet He Made from a Shoelace

One teen jumped into action and applied a tourniquet to his mom’s arm after she cut herself after a fall. And his quick thinking saved her life!

Kristen Larrobino and her 16-year-old son, Cyrus, were leaving their home in Maine one morning when Kristen slipped on some ice. The fall caused the coffee cup in her hand to break, and her wrist was cut in the process.

“When I looked down at my hand, I immediately told him to call 911,” Kristen shared. “There wasn’t a moment that I thought we could drive to the hospital. I knew we needed an ambulance.”

Cyrus quickly called 911 to get help for his mom. “I was in fight or flight mode,” he said.  Read the full story here ▶