Firefighter comforts injured child with ‘Happy Feet’

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Firefighter Calms Injured Child with 'Happy Feet'

It’s every parent’s nightmare, but a great reminder that first responders know how to help kiddos in an emergency.

When firefighter Casey Lessard saw a child in shock on the side of the highway after a car accident, he lay on the ground and pulled out his cellphone to play Happy Feet, which immediately calmed the child down.

Lessard was one of the first to arrive on the scene of a car accident in Mississippi on Saturday that involved a Lincoln SUV flipping several times as it flew off an exit ramp. An adult driver and five children were in the car.

D’Ibervile Fire Capt. Darren Peterson said his firefighters do everything they can to calm and comfort children involved in traumas such as this. Heroes don’t always wear capes!

Read more at SunHerald.

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