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Strangers Came Together On The Side Of A Highway To Help A Woman Give CPR To Her Infant Nephew

Strangers Came Together On The Side Of A Highway To Help A Woman Give CPR To Her Infant Nephew

Incredible photos of the whole event were captured by a local news photographer who happened to pull over to help.

Posted on February 21, 2014, at 10:22 a.m. ET

Pamela Rauseo pulled to the side of Florida state road 836 Thursday afternoon and performed CPR on her 5-month-old nephew Sebastian.

Al Diaz/Miami Herald / MCT

These incredible photos were taken by Al Diaz, a photographer for the Miami Herald, who happened to be on the road at the same time.

Al Diaz/Miami Herald / MCT

The officer, Amauris Bastidasy, and Lucila Godoy, another motorist who came over to help, worked together. Sebastian start breathing, and then stopped again shortly after.

Al Diaz/Miami Herald / MCT

By that point, thankfully, paramedics had arrived on the scene and were able to stabilize Sebastian's breathing and brought him to a nearby hospital.

Al Diaz/Miami Herald / MCT

According to Rauseo, Sebastian was born prematurely and has suffered from breathing issues in the past.

Al Diaz/Miami Herald / MCT

“As a photojournalist you want to capture these images, but as a human being you want to get help,” Diaz told the Daily News about his decision to put down the camera and run for help.

Al Diaz/Miami Herald / MCT

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