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A 10-Year-Old Boy Saves His Brother's Life With Moves He Learned From The Rock's "San Andreas"

Jacob O'Connor learned how to do CPR compressions from a scene in San Andreas.

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Last month, 10-year-old Jacob O'Connor from Roseville, Michigan, was just enjoying a fun visit at his grandmother's house when something tragic happened — he noticed his younger brother, 2-year-old Dylan, floating face down in the pool.

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“I was turning on a show then a minute later the doors were open," Jacob told Detroit's WXYZ. Dylan had opened the doors and fallen into the pool. Jacob quickly pulled his brother out onto the deck and began performing CPR compressions until Dylan's "heart started beating."

Jacob ran to tell his grandmother (who had been in the other room preparing to put the toddler down for a nap) what happened, and then Dylan was rushed to the hospital.

Christa, the boys' mother, was at work when she got the news. She told WXYZ, "The first few hours at the hospital were the worst because they weren't sure if he was going to fully recover. They couldn't tell me he's going to be okay."

After Dylan was stabilized and the doctors were more optimistic, Christa couldn't help but wonder how her son had learned to do CPR in the first place. When she asked, Jacob told her that "[he] saw it in a movie."

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Luckily, Jacob was able to recall a crucial scene when it mattered most: “There was an earthquake, then it caused a tsunami and then there was a daughter that was drowning and he had to get her out and he did the same thing [compressions]."

The Rock got wind of the incredible story and praised Jacob on both Twitter and Instagram for his "heroic actions."

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Soon after, he extended an invitation for Jacob and his family to come visit him on set in Vancouver...

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