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NYPD officer revives 1-year-old

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NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police say an officer responding to a call at clothing store revived a 1-year-old who had been unconscious.

Officer Thomas Dunn was on patrol at about 1:50 p.m. on Sunday when the call came from the Rainbow Clothing store. He was approached by a firefighter holding a limp baby in his arm when he arrived. Dunn has been an EMT for about 10 years. Police say he placed the child on the trunk of his car, gave him two chest compression and two rescue breaths. The baby gasped for air and began to breathe as emergency crews arrived.

The child was taken to a hospital in stable condition. He was released later that day to his mother and is doing well.

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