9-year-old commended for saving choking sister

Jaequon Santos called 911 when his sister began choking on a grape. This week he received a commendation from the South Pasadena Police Department.

"Well I just knew to give them the address and what was going on and they would be right there as I gave them the address," Jaequon said.

Rescuers say 3-year-old Yalaena is alive thanks to a coordinated effort that started with Jaequon's call.

Paramedics say the incident is a reminder that grapes and hot dogs pose a major choking hazard for young children and the value for everyone to learn CPR.

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