Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson on Thursday referred to as a 10-year-old Detroit boy a hero after the youth saved his youthful brother from drowning by preforming chest compressions, which he realized from watching the film San Andreas.
Jacob O’Connor noticed his 2-year-old brother fall into their pool and was mendacity face down for a few minute. O’Connor instantly pulled him out and commenced doing chest compressions, which Johnson’s character, Raymond Gaines, does in a scene within the 2015 catastrophe movie.
“There was an earthquake, then it brought on a tsunami after which there was a daughter that was drowning and he needed to get her out and he did the identical factor,” the 10-year-old recounted to WXYZ 7 Information in Detroit.
Johnson bought wind of the information and was impressed with the younger man.
“Actual life hero 10yr outdated Jacob O’Connor discovered his 2-year-old brother, Dylan mendacity face down of their pool. Superb story. Superb boy,” Johnson mentioned in a tweet. “Thanks media buddies for protecting such an inspiring story. What a courageous (and calm) 10yr outdated boy within the face of that heightened misery.”
The two-year-old was solely hospitalized for a day and is anticipated to make a full restoration, WXYZ 7 reported.