“Kori’s brave actions have already made an incredible impact on our city,” says East Orange Mayor Ted Green.
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A third grader from East Orange, New Jersey received a huge honor from the city’s mayor after saving her friend’s life. 9-year-old Kori Scott was named “Mayor for the Day” after stepping in and performing the Heimlich maneuver while her friend was choking, News 12 New Jersey reported.
Meet Kori Scott, the third-grader from East Orange, N.J.,who heroically saved her friend's life and was later named Mayor for a Day. Good job Kori! https://t.co/s5KAH9qkZU #Hero #BlackGirlMagic #HelpingHand
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The incident happened at Bowser Elementary School while Scott and her friend Astah were eating lunch in the cafeteria, the news outlet writes. Astah started choking on her food and ran to the water fountain. Scott ran after her friend and used the …