Heroes come in all shapes and sizes—something that a 2-year-old recently proved when he rescued his twin brother from disaster.
The toddler was playing with his brother when their dresser toppled over and pinned him. And what happened next has parents around the world singing the little boy praises.
Now, the twins’ father, Ricky Shoff, has shared the video on Facebook. It shows his son’s impressive strength and calm as he lifts the dresser off of his trapped twin brother.
Scroll down to see the video. It’s an amazing rescue and also serves as a reminder to parents everywhere to bolt down their childrens’ furniture. No child should suffer from an entirely preventable tragedy!
Kayli Shoff lives with her husband and twin sons in Orem, Utah.
Now a video that she and her husband, Ricky, posted of their sons on Facebook is going viral.
The video starts with the brothers pulling out the clothes drawers on the dresser in their bedroom. But when they begin to climb up onto the drawers, the dressers—which isn’t properly attached to the wall—tips it and crushes Brock, one of the twins.
His brother, Bowdy, managed to avoid being pinned down by the dresser and he somehow managed to gather the strength to move the dresser off of his brother.
The twins’ mother Kayli, had gone upstairs for a moment and didn’t hear the dresser fall or Brock crying, writes the Daily Mail.
When she came back to the room, the boys were playing together as if nothing had happened.
Father Ricky debated whether he would post the video and let the public see it. But in the end, he decided to post it as a reminder to parents to make their children’s rooms safe.
“We are so grateful for the bond that these twin brothers share. We know Bowdy was not alone in moving the dresser off of Brock. And feel blessed that he is OK. ‘Please make sure all your dressers are bolted and secured to the wall. Please share,” Ricky Shoff wrote on Facebook.
Watch the impressive rescue here:
Please share this video to spread Ricky and Kayli’s message to parents everywhere, so they can prevent similar accidents from happening in the future!
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