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Newark second graders William Ruhno and Derek Almeida. (Credit CBS 2)

Newark Second Grader Steps Up And Saves Choking Friend’s Life

A second grade student was hailed as a hero on Friday, after he saved the life of a classmate who was choking on a pretzel.