Taft High student saves toddler at Disneyland by performing CPR

One-year-old coughed up spaghetti

TAFT, Calif. - A Taft High School senior became a hero after saving an infant while on a Disneyland field trip with her school's choir.

The choir had performed in front of judges and were spending the day in the amusement park, when a mother made a desperate call for help.

According to the Taft lifeguard, Sara Jewell, she was in line for the Dumbo ride with other choir members, when a mom screamed out for first aid.

Jewell said she jumped a fence and informed the mom she was a lifeguard.  Jewell then performed CPR with the help of a nurse, when spaghetti was coughed up by the one-year-old.

The lifeguard said it was the first time she ever had to use the CPR training.

According to Jewell, a Disney official followed her and gave her three fast passes to speed through lines the rest of the day.

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