“Easter weekend my dad crashed and passed,” he said. “It’s hard for me to keep myself calm. So when that happened, and my mom was choking, it was really hard. I wouldn’t know what do to if she, you know,” O’Brien said. “I wouldn’t know where to go. I wouldn’t know.”
That’s when his mother began to cry.
“I can’t lose her. I already lost my dad.”
Hunt said her son is off the hook for Mother's Day this year because saving her life was a pretty incredible gift.
"What were the instructions you gave me after I dropped you off at school?" she asked her son.
He replied, “’Don’t eat for the rest of the year!’”