A boy stops a bus – level 1

02-05-2023 07:00

Dillon Reeves is 13 years old. He is a student from Michigan, United States. Now, he is a hero.

Dillon saves 66 students when their school bus driver cannot drive anymore. A video shows the driver sending a message to officials. The driver is not feeling well. She faints. Dillon sees that. He quickly goes to the front. He takes control of the bus. The boy stops the bus and calls for help. We do not know why the driver gets sick. She never has any problems while driving before.

Dillon’s quick thinking and action stop a crash from happening. People in the town and officials praise Dillon. The boy does not feel like a hero. But his mom and dad are surprised and proud.

Difficult words: faint (to collapse), hero (a brave person), proud (when someone feels pleased with someone’s result or qualities).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What did Dillon do to become a hero?


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