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Baby Given Roadside CPR Undergoes Life-Saving Surgery

by Kathy Jones on  March 7, 2014 at 8:18 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
A five-month old baby, who was given a CPR on the roadside after he had stopped breathing, underwent a surgery in which doctors removed three cysts from his trachea that made it difficult for him to breathe.
 Baby Given Roadside CPR Undergoes Life-Saving Surgery
Baby Given Roadside CPR Undergoes Life-Saving Surgery
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Pamela Rauseo was driving on the Dolphin Expressway taking her nephew, Sebastian de la Cruz, to a doctor's appointment when he suddenly stopped breathing. Pamela stopped the car and started giving him CPR even as she begged others to get help.

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Al Diaz, who was driving behind Pamela and a Miami Herald photographer, called for an ambulance and captured images of Pamela giving CPR to her nephew. The doctors later detected the cysts and removed them following a surgery.

"I was driving along the 836 Dolphin Expressway and he was crying. He's always crying. Even when the car is moving, he's constantly crying. We had come to a stop as we were stuck in traffic when suddenly the crying stopped. Everything was dead quiet. I knew something was wrong immediately. I don't know how I remembered what to do. I just knew I couldn't let him die!", Pamela said.



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