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Pair Of Fourth Graders Hailed As Heroes For Saving Choking Kindergartner's Life

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CLINTON, Ind. (CBS) -- Two fourth graders in Indiana are being called heroes after saving a kindergartner's life last week.

Lane Griffin and Zac Barnes were in the Ernie Pyle Elementary cafeteria when they saw a young boy choking on his cereal.

The two rushed into action, pounding the student's back until the blockage was dislodged.

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"My heart was racing at that time and my voice was real squeaky 'cause I was really nervous," Griffin said. "I didn't know what was going on."

The two said they learned what to do from watching first responders and by videos online.

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