When 10-year-old Jacob O’Connor found his two-year-old brother face down in his grandmother’s pool, he knew what to do and acted quickly to save the toddler. And the boy learned the lifesaving techniques from watching Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in “San Andreas,” his favorite movie.
Jacob’s little brother Dylan made a full recovery and is doing well now. But this happy ending gets even better because The Rock tweeted a shout out to Jacob when he heard about the story, giving credit to the Detroit-area kid for being a real hero.
“This story touched my heart,” Johnson writes on Instagram. “I’m so amazed and impressed by this little 10-year-old boy’s heroic actions and calm instincts in the middle of that kind of emergency distress. I now need to shake young Jacob’s hand…”