High 5: Teen helps brother during medical emergency

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Curtis and Wyatt Shosted
Curtis and Wyatt Shosted

WEST JORDAN -- A 13-year-old boy helped possibly save his brother's life last month. For that, we gave him a KSL High 5.

Wyatt Shosted is in eighth grade, his younger brother Curtis is in fourth grade at Hawthorn Academy in West Jordan. As school was ending Nov. 12, Curtis suffered a diabetic seizure in his classroom due to low blood sugar.

Wyatt was passing by in the hallway, saw a secretary run past him and had a feeling his brother was in trouble. Wyatt jumped into action.

"He found his brother in the midst of a seizure and immediately knew what to do," said Lisa Smith, who nominated Wyatt for the High 5. "He got the shot, administered it to his brother, didn't have time to think about it, but basically saved his brother's life."

High 5: Teen helps brother during medical emergency

Wyatt told KSL, "I got the shot and mixed it and gave it to him. He started to come around."

We asked Wyatt how he knew what to do.

"Memory," he said. "They taught us in the hospital."

Their parents say the brothers have always had a special bond. Both they and Curtis are grateful Wyatt was there when his brother needed him.

As part of the High 5, Wyatt received a gift basket from Les Schwab.

If you would like to nominate someone for a High 5, click here.


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