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Duggar Brothers Save 6-Year-Old Girl's Life

Feb. 3 2010, Published 4:11 a.m. ET

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Joshua and John Duggar, two members of the Duggar family from TLC's 19 Kids And Counting, are heroes after saving the life of a 6-year-old girl involved in a car accident last week outside of Joshua’s car dealership in Springdale, Arkansas.

Joshua says three cars got involved in a fender bender outside of his dealership last Thursday. When the crash happened, the little girl,

Maddye Plascensia, in one of the cars apparently then choked on a chicken nugget she was eating.

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"She was unconscious, she was not breathing," Joshua told Arkansas TV station KHBS, at which point he and his brother John, a volunteer fireman, called 911 and administered live-saving CPR on the child.

Maddye, KHBS reported, was airlifted to Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, where she was listed in critical condition.

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That hospital is the same facility in which Josie Duggar, the family's 19th child, remains in neonatal intensive care.

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar -- the patriarch and matriarch of the Duggar family -- visited Maddye in the hospital Tuesday and say doctors expect her to survive.

Joshua, ever so humble, refused to claim full credit for the deed, saying he was just a piece of the puzzle.

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