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Jonathan Isaac, a paramedic in East Cleveland, is being hailed as a hero. And rightfully so.

While out to dinner with his family, Isaac noticed a woman that was choking on her food. Without hesitation, he jumped out of his seat, relied on his training, and promptly saved the woman’s life.

Isaac performed the Heimlich maneuver which quickly dislodged the stuck food.

Paramedics and other civil servants are paid to be brave, but it’s also nice to see when they go above and beyond, even when they’re off-duty.

Via FOX 8

Isaac said he used the Heimlich maneuver and was able to dislodge the food. It was a natural response, one he learned early in training — but it was the first time he put it to use.

He thinks that’s why people get into rescue careers in the first place — “you just react to situations differently,” he said.

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