Firefighter uses 'Happy Feet' to calm child after crash

Firefighter calms child
Firefighter calms child

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A firefighter in Mississippi helped distract a little boy who was being treated after a vehicle crash.

An SUV the child was riding in had spun off an exit ramp before it rolled several times.

First responders found the driver and all five children inside were hurt. Medics then had a hard time calming one of the children being treated.

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The Sun Herald reports that led one person on the scene to be creative. Firefighter Casey Lessard laid down next to the child and quickly used his smartphone to stream the popular animated movie "Happy Feet," holding his phone so the child could see it.

“The video calmed him down instantly,” Capt. Darren Peterson told the Sun Herald. “We do whatever we can to calm them down,” he added.

All six occupants of the vehicle were treated at a local hospital.

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