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Boy Steers Car To Safety After Dad Has Seizure

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HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - Patrick Canney nearly panicked when his dad collapsed at the wheel, but just one look at his little sister pushed the brave 12-year-old into action.

The Canneys were making their way down Interstate 95 in Peabody, Mass., on Saturday when Patrick noticed his dad was suffering from a seizure, WHDH reports. The youngster grew increasingly nervous, but knew that he had to act fast to protect his baby sister who has special needs.

Patrick steered the car to the side of the road, put it into park, called 9-1-1 and helped his sibling out of the vehicle, according to the news outlet.

"She can't tell me what [Patrick] did," the hero's mom told the news outlet. "But she is here because of him." click here to read more

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