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WATCH: Oklahoma bus driver saves choking student

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MANNFORD, Oklahoma -

An Oklahoma school bus driver is being called a hero for saving a young boy who was choking and it was all caught on video.

A 5-year-old boy can be seen gasping for air after he swallowed a penny. That's when school bus driver and teacher's assistant Ginger Maxville pulled the bus over and sprung into action after a friend of the boy can be heard saying, "He's got a coin."

She used the Heimlich maneuver until the coin popped out of his throat. The boy was fine.

Maxville can be heard on the bus's security camera telling the boy not to do that again because it scared her to death. She hugged him and said, "Thank the lord you're OK."

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