This 5-Second Habit Saves Lives

As I arrived on the scene, one thing became glaring obvious. A terrible situation would have been tragic had it not been for one saving item: the child’s helmet.

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This 5-Second Habit Saves Lives

A while back, I was driving out of my own neighborhood when I realized I forgot my wallet. In the process of turning my car around, my head turned at the exact moment to witness a young child on a bike collide with a moving car just down the street. The child was thrown into the air before crashing onto the ground.

It took my brain a second to process the freakish nature of the accident I had just witnessed. As I pulled over, I told my kids to “stay in the car.” Fortunately, I had been at the hospital all morning so my medical bag was still sitting on the passenger seat.

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