SpongeBob SquarePants Saves The Day!

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A Long Island girl is crediting SpongeBob SquarePants, Nickelodeon's eternally optimistic and earnest Sea Sponge, for helping her save her best friend's life.

12-year old seventh graders, Allyson Golden and Miriam Starobin had just finished their music class at Long Beach Middle school, when the teacher cracked a joke.

Laughing hysterically, the two toppled off their chairs. That's when Allyson realized she was choking on the piece of gum, she had been chewing, during the class.

Luckily, Miriam seeing her friend clutching at her throat and turning purple, took immediate action. She pulled her off the ground and performed the Heimlich maneuver three of four times, until the piece of gum finally dislodged and landed five feet in front of Allyson.

While Miriam seemed to have handled the situation like a professional, the twelve-year old has never had any sort of formal training. However, when she saw her friend turning purple, an episode where SpongeBob dislodges a clarinet from Squidward's throat using the same method, flashed before her eyes!

Allyson, who was sure she was going to die, is eternally grateful to Miriam and of course, SpongeBob Squarepants! The girls learned two important lessons from this - Not to chew gum in class and . . . . . . watch a lot of cartoons!

sources: momlogic.com, nypost.com

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  • kurz
    kurzThursday, January 14, 2021 at 4:55 am
    Thankfully she's okay!!!
    • artgirl2
      artgirl2Friday, January 15, 2021 at 4:09 pm
      Yeah that's cool and kinda funny 😄
    • save-minorities
      save-minoritiesWednesday, December 2, 2020 at 11:37 am
      Wow, that Miriam girl saved her life!!! P.S my favorite episode is when Spongebob and Patrick are "cursing" and my favorite song from Spongebob is "Krusty Krab Pizza"
      • gold3nglare
        gold3nglareTuesday, December 1, 2020 at 8:36 am
        Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?
        • gold3nglare
          gold3nglareTuesday, December 1, 2020 at 8:34 am
          My favorite SpongeBob song: The campfire campfire song
          • wolfy10
            wolfy10Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 5:07 pm
            who likes the f.u.n song follow if you do
            • imunicornlover1
              imunicornlover1Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 11:39 am
              WOW this is really cool!
              • grimreapersoulx
                grimreapersoulxSaturday, October 10, 2020 at 7:34 am
                One of my favorite episodes is "One Krab's Trash".
                • gachagirl1682
                  gachagirl1682Monday, July 13, 2020 at 1:09 am
                  Me reading this at 4am while I'm watching spongbob
                • lawpeagamer
                  lawpeagamerTuesday, December 10, 2019 at 9:37 am
                  I loved the episode help wanted the vary first one 1999
                  • lawpeagamer
                    lawpeagamerTuesday, December 10, 2019 at 7:52 am
                    has any one heard of spongbob the musical
                    • gold3nglare
                      gold3nglareTuesday, December 1, 2020 at 8:35 am
                      I went to see it on a feild trip in 5th grade