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Wednesday 8th July 2020

Nine-year-old saves baby brother's life as he falls off table

Boy has been hailed a hero after catching the tot as he feel from changing mat

A nine-year-old has become an internet sensation after he rescued his baby brother from falling off a changing table.

Joseph Levi wasn't even in the room but walking past when he saw his 11-month-old brother Eitan fall.

The moment which was captured on a baby monitor, shows the tot tumbling off the three foot table.

Joseph, with cat-like reflexes sprints arms out-stretched and catches his sibling just in time.

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Incredible.

The incident happened in September but the boy's mum Tila, was embarrassed by what happened and so didn't share it until now.

Her back had been turned because her son Zion, had asked her a question about his homework.

The mum-of-five said: "I was just getting everyone ready for bed. I was home alone with the five kids and at first I said, 'I messed up, I did something wrong'.

"But then I realised it was just a miracle. I must have done something right to have been deserving of this little guy, running in at the right time and catching him at the right moment."

Joe said: "I would have never caught him. I can't run that fast.

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"So I felt like something just came and pushed me forward, and when it happened, I just ran and caught him."

Both Tila and Joseph appeared on Good Morning Britain to tell Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid what had happened.

When asked to describe the moment, Joe said: "I saw him rolling off so once I saw him, I just ran.

"I knew I had to catch him, so I ran and caught him."

Tila says her son Joseph is a hero, but he is just happy that his brother is safe.