A teen from New Mexico was on vacation in Orlando with her family, but a relaxing time turned into a rescue when she saved a young girl's life.

Kaydence Henslee, 13-years-old, was enjoying spring break at the hotel pool when she noticed a toddler floating face down in the deep end of the pool.

"I was scared and nervous and afraid, but my instincts kicked in," Kaydence told KRQE. “I just saw her kind of floating. She wasn’t technically on the bottom when I was there. When I pulled her out, her lip was purple.”

3-year-old Haven Williams was later identified as the toddler, visiting from Missouri. Her mom said she had stepped away from the pool for just a second when the horrifying moment happened.

“I just remember seeing another woman run across and yell into the bar area for someone to call 911 because a baby had just drowned,” Haven's mom, Ashley, told KRQE. “I was like, ‘Oh my gosh.’ I didn’t think it was my baby.”

Ashley said things clicked when she recognized the swimsuit. “I just pushed through the crowd,” she recalled. “I felt that feeling of losing my child.”

An unnamed bystander performed CPR on Haven until an ambulance arrived. It wasn't until 5am the next morning that she was fully awake and alert.

“Even the doctors are saying that whoever got her out of the water did it at a perfect time because if she would have been under the water a little longer, it would have been a different outcome,” Ashley said.

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Kaydence's dad said the two families swapped contact information to stay in touch, and Kaydence even sent Haven a friendship necklace ahead of her fourth birthday.

Ashley works at a children's hospital and sees tragedies all the time, but never thought this could happen to her or Haven.

Kaydence said she's getting CPR certified this week.

Read more at KRQE

Quad City Area Home With Waterslide, Stage & More Selling For $2.5 Million

This gorgeous home for sale is just an hour away from the Quad Cities. Located at 26960 Sieverding Ridge in Bellevue, IA, this beautiful home is what the realtor is calling "an entertainers dream". It has 4 bedrooms, 3.75 bathrooms, a 4 car garage, an in ground pool with a 97 foot waterslide, a full lodge with a bar and stage, and so much more. This is the listing of the house, according to the Dubuque Area For Sale By Owner website.

This property has a 4,499 square foot house, a detached lodge with full bar and garage/workspace/shop, and an in ground fiberglass pool with a 97 foot water slide and pool house .

This gorgeous home is located in the country and is just 2 minutes away from homey, beautiful, Bellevue, Iowa. 

It features many custom upgrades including, but not limited too:
  • All brick home
  • Granite countertops including 2 islands in the main kitchen
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Beverage cooler
  • Maple and bamboo hardwood floors
  • 2 fireplaces
  • Large master suite
  • Walk-in closets
  • Full kitchen in the basement
  • 3 dishwashers
  • Large walk in pantry
  • Large dining room area
  • 2 laundry rooms
  • Forced air heat and central air
  • Mud room/ locker area off the garage
  • Office
  • Large windows that allows natural lighting.

The property also includes a detached garage/lodge/bar/shop area that 3,440 square foot and all brick. The garage/lodge also has many customs upgrades including, but not limited too:
  • Full kitchen with granite countertops
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Living and dining area
  • Full bathroom
  • Storage area that is currently used as a hunting lodge
  • Forced air heat and central air
  • Full bar entertainment area with stage that seats 50 plus people
  • Additional garage area that can used for multiple purposes including shop area, boat storage, etc. 

And of course this home has a gorgeous in ground pool and gorgeous outdoor space. The in ground fiberglass pool is salt water and 16' x 40' and a kiddie pool/ tanning ledge that is 8' x 16' and an automatic pool cover. The pool also includes a basketball hoop. A large concrete deck overlooks the pool area where the 97 foot water slide begins. 

There is a pool house too that includes a half bathroom, storage area, pool equipment room, full bar with ice machine, beverage coolers, stainless steel sinks, and concrete bar. A large built in pergola sits on the tanning deck which provides cooling shade. The pool is surrounded by concrete that creates space for many entertainment options. 

See what this gorgeous, $2.5 million home in Bellevue, IA looks like below!


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