9-year-old boy is hailed hero after dashing to his baby brother’s rescue and catch him in time as the infant fell off a changing table in South Florida.
- Tila Levi placed her 11-month-old son on the table at her home and look away for a sec to deal with the rest of her five children.
- The baby started rolling over on his stomach as his left foot dangles off the edge table and falls.
- Joseph Levi, Tila’s 9-year-old son dashes and miraculously catching his falling younger brother in time.
CCTV footage showed the moment their mother, Tila Levi placing her 11-month-old son on the table at her home.
She then turned her back or a moment while she dealt with the rest of her five children, however, the baby started rolling over on his stomach as his left foot dangles off the edge table.
In split seconds, the newborn is seen rolling more to the left and falls off the edge.
Amazingly, at the exact same moment, the baby’s brother, 9-year-old Joseph Levi, runs and catches his nearly 30-pound younger sibling.
Tila said, “I was just getting everyone ready for bed. I was home alone with the five kids, and at first I said, ‘I messed up. I did something wrong. But then I realized that, really, it was a miracle. I must have done something right to have been deserving of this little guy, running in at the right time and catching him at the right moment.”
“I just said to him, ‘You just saved your baby brother. You saved his life. You’re a hero,’” said Tila.
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According to Joseph, he might have been aided by divine intervention stating, “I would have never caught him, and I can’t run that fast, so I felt like something came and just pushed me forward and when that happened, I just ran and caught him.”