You don't see this kind of courage in a lot of adults, much less a 6-year old.
From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and ABC News comes word of a young boy who rescued his 5-year old friend from drowning.
Josiah, who cannot swim, took off water wings that kept him afloat in the shallow end to join the other kids in the pool's 8-foot deep end. He was not able to keep himself above water without the flotation devices.
Haden noticed a shadow on the pool floor. He strapped on his goggles and dove in to investigate.
"I saw my friend on the bottom," Haden said. "He was on his back, his eyes were open and he was shaking."
Haden, who has been a swimmer for about three years, acted quickly.
"I went right to him and got him," he said, showing how he grabbed Josiah's arm and pulled him up to the surface, using his other arm to propel them both up. "I yelled, 'Help, he drowned,' and laid him on the steps."
Thanks to Haden and some quick CPR, Josiah is doing fine now.
ABC has some video of the rescuer and rescuee here.
At six, this young man already knows what it means to look out for one another.
Good job, Haden!