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Dwayne Johnson meets boy who learnt CPR from ‘San Andreas’

A 10-year-old boy who saved his brother’s life by giving him CPR after seeing the technique in a Dwayne Johnson movie got to meet the hero who inspired him.

The Rock invited Jacob O’Connor, his brother Gavin and mother Christa to join him on the set of his new movie Skyscraper in Vancouver.

Poignant pictures on the star’s Instagram show the youngster delighted to meet his hero. 

Delighted: A 10-year-old boy who saved his brother’s life by giving him CPR after seeing the technique in a Dwayne Johnson movie got to meet the hero who inspired him

The Rock invited Jacob O'Connor, his brother Gavin and mother Christa (pictured hugging Johnson) to join him on the set of his new movie Skyscraper in Vancouver

The Rock invited Jacob O’Connor, his brother Gavin and mother Christa (pictured hugging Johnson) to join him on the set of his new movie Skyscraper in Vancouver

Jacob, with a beaming smile, hugged The Rock multiple times during the visit despite small hesitation at first due to the star’s blood-stained outfit. 

Jacob rescued his two-year-old brother Dylan from the family swimming pool using a technique he learned from Johnson’s 2015 movie San Andreas.

He said in August: There was an earthquake, then it caused a tsunami and then there was a daughter that was drowning and [The Rock] had to get her out and he did the same thing’.

Johnson posted Instagram photos of the visit to Instagram with the caption: ‘Ladies and gentlemen, I finally met this real life 10yr old hero, Jacob O’Connor. 

‘He rescued his 2yr old brother after finding him facedown in their pool. I said, not only do I shake hands, but when I meet heroic kids, I give hugs, now get in here. 

Jacob rescued his brother Dylan from the family swimming pool using a technique he learned from Johnson's 2015 movie San Andreas. Pictured: Johnson in the movie

Jacob rescued his brother Dylan from the family swimming pool using a technique he learned from Johnson’s 2015 movie San Andreas. Pictured: Johnson in the movie

Johnson posted Instagram photos of the visit to Instagram with the caption: 'Ladies and gentlemen, I finally met this real life 10yr old hero, Jacob O'Connor'

Johnson posted Instagram photos of the visit to Instagram with the caption: ‘Ladies and gentlemen, I finally met this real life 10yr old hero, Jacob O’Connor’

‘Despite the fact I looked like 9 ways of hell, battered and bloodied from my scenes, Jacob reluctantly, gave me a hug. A very special day we had on our set.’

Johnson shared another photo of him hugging Jacob’s mother Christa. He captioned it: ‘Big Rock hugs for mama Christa O’Connor. As you can imagine, she’s so proud of her son and even more, so grateful to have her boys.’

He added: ‘She told me that at first she wondered “Wait, I am just calling Jacob a hero because I’m a proud mom and he’s my son? Then I said, no wait.. he IS a real hero for saving his brother’s life”. 

‘Amen. Yup, he sure is. Thank you so much Christa for flying out to Vancouver to allow us to meet you and your boys, Jacob and Gavin. We had a blast and grateful to have you on our set. #OConnorFamily #ProudMama’.

Jacob said: 'There was an earthquake, then it caused a tsunami and then there was a daughter that was drowning and [The Rock] had to get her out and he did the same thing'

Jacob said: ‘There was an earthquake, then it caused a tsunami and then there was a daughter that was drowning and [The Rock] had to get her out and he did the same thing’

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