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Police officers hailed heroes after saving life of choking toddler

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    OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) — Two Overland Park police officers are being hailed heroes after saving the life of a choking toddler.

Officers Richie Vargas and Kathryn Manz recently responded to an area daycare center were the child was choking on a snack.

Both officers were able to dislodge the item from the child’s throat.

The child was rushed to a nearby hospital and is now home doing well, police said.

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