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A North Carolina woman is getting national attention for her quick thinking that saved a fellow diner’s life.

It happened last week south of Raleigh.  Connor Stephenson was at a Lillington, North Carolina sports bar when she noticed a woman choking.

Cynthia Munday told Ralegh television station WTVD she just remembers not being able to breathe and then passing out.  A restaurant video camera caught the dramatic scene when Stephenson jumped into action, performing the Heimlich maneuver on Munday and dislodging the food that was blocking her airway.

You can see the video here:

'I just passed out': Good Samaritan saves choking woman at Lillington restaurant

LILLINGTON, N.C. (WTVD) -- An evening out with family and friends at the "Lillington Sports Zone Restaurant and Grill" turned absolutely terrifying for Cynthia Munday. "I remember not being able to breathe and then I just passed out. It was just a scary experience," she said.

Both women say they hope their story will encourage others to learn basic lifesaving skills.