2-year-old saves twin brother trapped under dresser


OREM, Utah – A father from Utah posted a heart-stopping video to YouTube, showing one of his 2-year-old twin boys lifting a dresser off the other boy.

"I've been a little hesitant to post this. But I feel it's not only to bring awareness, but it is also incredible," Ricky Shoff wrote on Facebook. "We are so grateful for the bond that these twin brothers share."

The 47-second video that was captured on a nursery surveillance camera Friday morning shows one child underneath the dresser, while the other child works to lift the dresser off him. He walked around, tried to lift the dresser, then pushed it off his brother.

The child was crying but appeared to be okay.

Shoff said he and his wife were upstairs and didn't hear the dresser fall. When his wife went downstairs to check on the boys, she saw the dresser tipped over, but the boys were acting fine.

When the Shoffs reviewed the camera footage, that's when they saw what happened.

"We know Bowdy was not alone in moving the dresser off of Brock," Shoff wrote. "And feel blessed that he is okay. Please make sure all your dressers are bolted and secured to the wall."