We Salute Tyra Winters

Tyra Winters, a student and cheerleader at Rockwall High School in Texas, was riding on a float in the homecoming parade, when she noticed a panicked mother holding up her toddler in the crowd.

He was turning purple, so I immediately jumped off the float, I ran down to the kiddo, and I was like, “I got him” and I grabbed him from the mom. I grabbed him and tilted him and I gave a good three back thrusts and he ended up spitting up.

Tyra Winters

For knowing what to do and doing it, we salute you, Tyra!

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About the Author

Ben Butina, Ph.D.
Ben is the President and co-founder of the Ruist Association of America, Inc. and Friends from Afar, an English-speaking Ruist discussion group on Facebook. He's also the creator of Stone Chimes, a modern English adaptation of the Analects of Confucius.