Dwayne Johnson meets 10-year-old who rescued drowning brother

By Daniel Uria

Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Dwayne Johnson met with a young fan who saved his drowning brother by performing a move he learned from Johnson's film San Andreas.

Johnson shared photos and video as he met with 10-year-old Jacob O'Connor while on the set of his upcoming film Skyscraper in Vancouver, Canada.


"I said, not only do I shake hands, but when I meet heroic kids, I give get in here," Johnson wrote on Instagram. "Despite the fact I looked like nine ways of hell, battered and bloodied from my scenes, Jacob reluctantly, gave me a hug."

O'Connor of Detroit rescued his 2-year-old brother Dylan by performing chest compressions after watching Johnson do the same in San Andreas.

Johnson treated O'Connor and the rest of his family to a spread of chocolates on the set of the film shoot .

"I told Jacob and his brother Gavin that when kids visit my movie sets, it's like Willy Wonka's chocolate factory because children get to eat all the chocolate and sweets they want and the best part is...IT'S ALL FREE," Johnson wrote.


The young hero's mother also got to share an embrace with Johnson, who commended her son's bravery.


"She told me that at first she wondered, 'Wait, I am just calling Jacob a hero because I'm a proud mom and he's my son?'" Johnson wrote. "Then I said, 'no wait.. he IS a real hero for saving his brother's life.' Amen. Yup, he sure is."

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