VIDEO: Henrico 5th Grader Saves Choking Friend

When you see someone choking it can be terrifying, but that didn't stop this 5th grader from springing into action! 

CBS 6 reports that 5th grader Benjamin Ford jumped in to help when saw his friend and classmate choking at lunch. She was starting to turn colors and gasping for breath.

Though he was nervous, school officials said the fifth grader had all the right moves. Benjamin said he knew what to do because he relied on information that he learned in a documentary a few years ago, which he watched with his mom. 

Ben was recognized by Greenwood Elementary school administrators, who shared the story of his heroic intervention with the entire school.

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