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Honor R’wood Student Who Saved Mother’s Life

Anthony Rivas, a third grade student at P.S. 88 in Ridgewood was awarded with a medal of honor by the United Federation of Teachers at a ceremony Friday, Mar. 28. Rivas was recognized for saving his mother’s life after she suffered a stroke that left her right side paralyzed and unable to speak. Rivas’ called 911 and his quick action in those critical minutes saved her life. An ambulance arrived shortly after and paramedics rushed his mom, Soribel Bonifacio to the hospital.


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