Hero boy, 8, saves cousin from drowning in household pool

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An eight-year-old boy has been deemed a hero after rescuing his cousin from drowning.

The courageous act was filmed on a safety digicam on the boy’s household house within the municipality of Mongagua in Sao Paulo State, Brazil, on February 25.

Adults within the clip, together with a toddler within the pool, appear unaware the toddler had plunged into the water.

However rescue ultimately comes within the type of the teenager’s courageous cousin – Bernardo.

A baby falls in the pool in Mongagua, Brazil, on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023. His cousin Bernardo, 8, saved him from drowning. (Newsflash)

Courageous Bernardo didn’t hesitate to save lots of his younger cousin from drowning (Image: Newsflash)

With out hesitating, the eight-year-old plunged into the backyard’s swimming pool when he noticed his younger relative was at risk.

His mum, Renata Cristina Rios, believes her son’s quick-thinking actions got here because of browsing lessons he had taken in Mongagua.

Bernardo has been going to free lessons given by Surf Escola since 2021.

Julio Cesar, the founder of the surf school, and Bernardo, 8, pose in undated photo. Bernardo saved a baby who was drowning in the pool, and learned first aid for accidents in water at the surf school he attends. (Projeto Surf Escola/Newsflash)

Julio Cesar, the founding father of Surf Escola and Bernardo, 8, (Image: Projeto Surf Escola/Newsflash)

The venture is a partnership between the NGO Esporte Vida and the Maritime Fireplace Division.

Renata says it was there that Bernardo grew to become a stronger swimmer, realized to surf, and studied the fundamentals of first help for accidents in water.

She instructed native media: ‘The preparation regarding first aid allowed him to have a quick thought process when jumping in and saving the child.’

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