BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Look up the word “Hero” and you’ll find it’s a person who is admired for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities.
As Mike Schuh reports, that description fits 10-year-old Logan Wilks, a 3rd grade student at Leithwalk Elementary.
In a few weeks, Tonya and Russia Caver will celebrate their first year of marriage. They’ll get to do that because of their 10-year-old son, who saved Tonya’s life two weeks ago, on Feb. 7.
“I felt like an elephant was standing on my chest,” she says. She was having an acute asthma attack.
At the time, she was the only adult in the house with two children; Logan and his 3-year-old stepsister.
Today, he got a certificate of heroism from Mayor Catherine Pugh and Fire Chief Niles Ford for his quick thinking in a crisis, which saved his stepmother’s life.
Tonya says she sent a text to him when she recovered.
“Logan, thank you for …