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PEI girl receives Rescuer Award for saving her cousin

A 7 year-old PEI girl has been recognized by the Red Cross with a Rescuer Award for her quick thinking.

Keana Jeffrey was playing on a swing set at a family gathering on Aug. 15, when she heard splashing in a nearby inflatable pool. Her 2 year-old cousin Bria Doucet had climbed the ladder of the pool, and had fallen into three feet of water; her face covered by the water.

Keana climbed into the pool and pulled her cousin out. The little girl was not hurt.

Check out the story on cbcnews.ca.

After so many stories in the news of drownings across Canada this summer, it’s nice to have a good news story to share. Here are some tips to stay safe in the water: http://www.redcross.ca/article.asp?id=1047&tid=024

Congrats on your award Keana!

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