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Caught on Camera: Deputy saves infant's life

Man performs CPR on lifeless child
Posted at 6:12 PM, Dec 12, 2016

When Shakira Nelson ran into the Hillsborough County Tax Collector's Office in Tampa, Florida with her lifeless son Deputy Steve Donaldson immediately took action.

"I thought, Oh my God, I've got to do CPR on this child and I hope I don't break him." Donaldson said. "You know I was afraid I was going to break him. Infant CPR is obviously a more delicate procedure than on an adult. "

Deputy Donaldson doesn't take all of the credit, admitting he had help from a higher power.

"When I had Cory in my arms, I said a little prayer and said God give me strength to save this baby. And he did," he says.