Broken spoon sends toddler to ER

01.08.2011                      01.Aw-Elul, 5771

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Broken spoon sends toddler to ER

Three-year-old runs to sidewalk with plastic spoon in mouth, falls and cup of spoon breaks off, getting stuck in his throat

Having a silver spoon in one’s mouth may be lucky, but not a disposable, plastic version lodged in one’s throat.
Three-year-old Ehud was leaving his day-care center with a cup of ice cream when, upon arriving home, he ran to the sidewalk with the plastic spoon in his mouth, fell and the cup of the spoon broke off, becoming stuck in his throat.
He had difficulty breathing, said doctors at Emek Medical Center in Afula, where he was rushed by ambulance with his parents….