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Save a Life, Get the Middle Finger

Cassandra Byrd-Scolaro.

A Brooklyn teacher, Cassandra Byrd-Scolaro, was on her lunch break at a restaurant in Williamsburg yesterday when another woman was found passed out on the bathroom floor with drug paraphernalia nearby. That’s when Byrd-Scolaro sprung into action, performing CPR on the woman and saving her life. Before the woman was taken away by paramedics, she gave Byrd-Scolaro a special thank you: