Boy used Scouting skills to save brother's life

Grant Grier, age 12, of the Wilmington 1st Ward, Wilmington Delaware Stake, recently received the Boy Scouts of America Heroism Award. The award is presented to youth who have demonstrated heroism in saving a life.

In June of 2010, Grant used several Heimlich thrusts on his 4-year old brother, Carson, to dislodge a small metal ball from his throat.

"Grant used skills that he learned from Boy Scouts," said Steven Grier, Grant's father, "And if you ask Carson about the metal ball, he smiles and says, 'My big brother saved me!'

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