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Teen honored for saving 4-year-old
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Dakota Gilmore, a 13-year-old Eastside Elementary student, was recently presented a plaque by Tennessee Constable Jason Dodson and school system SRO Bobby Pennington for his efforts in protecting a 4-year-old down syndrome child who had wandered away from a party in the neighborhood.According to Dodson, Dakota was riding his bike when he heard a car horn and turned to see a small child in the middle of the road. Dakota then dropped his bike and ran back to pull the child away from the road and out of the path of traffic. A neighbor then called Dodson as Dakota held onto the boy until Dodson arrived.