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Boy Miraculously Catches Baby Brother as He Tumbles Off Changing Table

Playing Boy Miraculously Catches Baby Brother as He Tumbles Off Changing Table

A 9-year-old boy made a stunning catch when he dove for his baby brother, who had just fallen off a changing table.

Home surveillance video captured the heart-stopping instant Joseph Levi scoops up his 11-month-old brother, just as the child was about to hit the floor.

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The boys’ mother had turned her back for just a moment when the baby rolled over and fell off the table.

“I was just getting everyone ready for bed,” mom Tila Levi told WSVN-TV in Miami. “I was home alone with the five kids, and at first I said, ‘I messed up. I did something wrong.’

“But then I realized 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,” she said.

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Joseph said he acted without thinking. “I would never be able to do that again because I can’t carry my brother,” he said. The baby weighs nearly 30 pounds.

His mom told him he had saved his brother’s life. “You’re a hero,” she said.

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