A Heroic Chick-Fil-A Employee Has Rescued a Boy from Choking

Zack “Cowboy” Kokenzie is the heroic Chick-Fil-A employee who rescued a child at the Chick-fil-A’s drive-thru in Columbus. He heard the alarming cries of the boy coming from a nearby vehicle in the drive-thru line and quickly spurred to action. Kokenzie, who is an Eagle Scout and is also CPR certified, followed the origin of the panicked calls and found a father and a customer attempting to free a boy in the backseat of a car. The seat belt was wrapped around the child’s windpipe and Kokenzie used a pair of scissors to cut him free.

The Accident Took Place at a Chick-Fil-A Restaurant’s Drive-thru

Zack "Cowboy" Kokenzie, the guy who saved the boy Everything happened in seconds, and soon, the child was free from this dangerous predicament. A coworker was the one who handed Kokenzie the pair of scissors through the window of the drive-thru. The situation could have proven to be way worse, but according to Alex Vann, the owner of the Chick-Fil-A restaurant, Zack and everyone else was in the right place at the right time and had the right training. Their attitude and actions saved the life of the young boy.

Kokenzie is known as “Cowboy” because he was given this nickname after a recent incident where he almost fell off a horse. Back then, he showed that he could remain calm in dire situations, and that showed this time around as well.

A Chick-fil-A Manager Also Saved a Child from Choking Last Year

The Chick-fil-A sign in front of their store This is not the first time that a Georgia Chick-Fil-A employee has rescued a child from choking. A 19-year-old Chick-fil-A manager, Logan Simmons, was the hero one year ago when he leaped through the window of the drive-thru to save a boy who was also choking. The heroism of the young manager was captured on the surveillance footage, which showed Simmons going through the window and getting to the car where a six-year-old boy was struggling to breathe in the rear seat. Simmons rescued the boy with the help of his pocketknife and later said that it was his instincts that spurred him into action.

New Yorkers Can Marry Legally With a Zoom Conference Call

A ruling in New York has allowed residents to get married legally through a virtual ceremony. New Yorkers are following an example set by other countries such as Italy. As in-person group gatherings have become impossible, many weddings across the globe have been postponed or simply canceled. Even so, some couples wanted to stick to the original date of their weddings and decided to do it via a virtual ceremony with conference calls on platforms such as Zoom. While those ceremonies were mainly symbolic, New York has now allowed weddings to be officially carried out online.

Governor Cuomo Allowed Online Weddings With an Executive Order

New Yorkers Can Marry Legally With a Zoom Conference Call

New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced this weekend that couples in the state could partake in a virtual wedding if they wish to do it this way. The legal capability to do so was given by the governor though an Executive Order that allows New Yorkers to obtain their marriage license remotely. It also specifies that clerks are allowed to perform such ceremonies via video conference.

While this has gotten some people wondering if this way of marriage will continue after the days of social distancing are over and large gatherings become an option once again, others have different concerns. Like, what is the best way to go about organizing such an event?

Some Couples Used the Zoom Platform to Stage Their Virtual Weddings

New Yorkers Can Marry Legally With a Zoom Conference Call

Lena Turkheimer, who is a bride that had to postpone her wedding party, chose to have the wedding on Zoom and on the original date. She and Mark Owen held a virtual ceremony in the backyard of a house in Charlottesville, Virginia. They were virtual hosts of 75 attendees who included select family members and their officiant. The party was held via Zoom, where the attendees witnessed the exchange of vows and a “reception” during which the family members gave toasts.

The couple said that they had to overcome audio problems in the beginning and replaced a microphone. Still, they also said that practice makes perfect, and a testing round can be very helpful. The newlyweds also made one of their tech-savvy friends a co-host, which allowed them to keep things running smoothly.