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November 18, 2014
Teen does CPR to save baby at Mo. store
The Associated Press
HIGH RIDGE, Mo. — A suburban St. Louis high school student is being credited with saving a baby's life.
KSDK-TV reports that Hillsboro High School student Abby Snodgrass knew what to do when an 11-month-old child stopped breathing last Wednesday at a Wal-Mart store in High Ridge.
Snodgrass was in a dressing room when she heard an emergency call. She ran out to find a crowd surrounding the infant and panicked mother, but no one was doing anything to save the child.
Snodgrass had learned CPR in school a couple of months earlier. She performed chest compressions and the child began breathing again.