Sisters save grandfather from drowning
Family shares the heroic story
- Duration 3:40
- Date Jul 29, 2012
Family shares the heroic story
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-- afternoon of summer fun in the fourth turns terrifying for our next young guests.
-- turned them into heroes when they realize that their grandfather was drowning and they had to do something to save him joining us from Philadelphia.
Fourteen year old Madison -- -- at her sister eleven year old Cassidy VQ and their grandfather Paul Kennedy good morning to all of you.
Good morning morning Cassidy let me start with you you guys last week we're just having some fun family time in the pool and then.
What did you notice happening to your -- off.
I looked over and he is -- coming back up for air.
So he was at the bottom of the pool and he wasn't coming up for -- what did you do.
I had that -- -- and and you screamed as I understand it for your sister that you needed help Matt eat what did you do you sprung into action.
I looked -- and sun pub club face down the poolside jump and hang them up on my shoulder -- Keeping his head out -- line and I -- Cassidy is get mom.
And then your mom who came out and and Madison IE I understand she wasn't that much to help you had to basically tell her what to do you know.
-- it's like I heard it I think get him -- Like on my shoulder on the cement his clients turn him over -- again like all -- pool and Tuesday -- call on the Hong Kong one.
I'm totally stop screaming help me get him out yet you know you didn't have time for not 11 -- that you had to.
To start doing CPR Paul what do you remember of this whole incidents.
Unless the thing I remember I was -- around the pool is -- to cool him.
I didn't wake up and didn't remember anything because any are all -- I have to fill in for me.
Yeah of course we'll Madison how do you know how to do this CPR that ultimately revived your Graham pop.
Because Tucson racing you know I so that -- amazing court is with the Girl Scouts and during the video that hour and a half an atlas CBI.
An hour and a half of the video was was -- have reclaim it.
This is interesting Madison because you said at the time it was annoying to you though that they played -- over and over.
An hour and a half.
-- it was so boring and -- have going on and on and on.
But now what do you think.
Now I think it's good that they kept replaying the -- -- sticking ahead what you need to do us.
So so that just to be clear Madison you remembered from that video and you were able to instruct your mother what did you tell her in terms of reviving your -- -- -- -- she kinda got the.
-- -- pat what to do -- ten million now so I pull -- stock until casts -- come over and hold his head up.
And I told -- -- nose and then -- and and put a stop site via compression and we get -- about two times and then he starts cough up the line so I turned -- on inside.
That's incredible Paul we understand it turns out you had a slow heart rate you now had eight pacemaker put in how you doing now.
I'm feeling great.
And we know you know he's so what we're out of your granddaughters.
I don't have words express how proud I am of these new.
We can hear that and we can see that.
Well -- setting Cass city and grab -- -- Kennedy.
We're so happy that you're okay today and thanks so much for coming in -- your story you guys are real inspiration.
And when you.