After his dad collapsed at home, this teen sprang into action to save him.
It’s a scary thing for any teenager to have to watch happen. When 16-year-old Brendan Gould’s father collapsed in front of him, it was Brendan’s quick thinking, during a time when many people would panic, that saved his father’s life.
Brendan was doing his homework in his room one day when his dad, 56-year-old Tom, came in to tell him he was taking Brendan’s sister Grace to a friend’s house. Brendan thought nothing of it and was going to go back to doing his homework when all of a sudden his dad collapsed.
Two days before he was scheduled to take a CPR course, a teenager discovered just how important that lifesaving skill is when he had to perform it on his own father.