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Deborah Johnson Credited for Saving Boy's Life

This is the face of a hero! What began as a typical ride home on bus #197 turned into a scary situation that could have been tragic had bus operator Deborah Johnson not jumped into action.

When Curtis Elementary student Magnus Unufe started choking on a piece of candy, Johnson immediately performed the Heimlich maneuver and dislodged it. All of the students on board the bus started applauding Johnson’s valiant efforts and Magnus exclaimed “She just saved my life!”

Magnus’s dad exclaimed “May God have all the glory!” and thanked Johnson for her quick decision-making and ultimately being instrumental in saving the life of his son.