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13-Year-Old, Woman's Rescue Of Boy From Drowning In Pool Caught On Camera

Wednesday 13 June 2018


From US news service ABC News:


Pool rescue
A woman saved a child from drowning at a pool in Minnesota

13-year-old, woman's rescue of boy from drowning in pool caught on camera

By M.L. Nestel via GMA
June 10, 2018
Copyright © 2018 ABC News Internet Ventures

A young friend and woman are now considered heroes after they teamed up to perform the incredible rescue of a boy drowning in a pool. The quick thinking of the two, which ultimately saved the boy's life, was all caught on a surveillance camera.

Evan, 12, was swimming with friends at a pool in Rochester, Minnesota, when he sunk to the bottom, while five fellow swimmers were splashing away.

Luckily, 13-year-old Cody Runyon sensed something was awry.

"I went underwater and all of a sudden I see him just lying on the ground just sitting down on 5 feet, just passed out," Cody told "Good Morning America."

The 4-foot-11, 80-pound teen rushed to the bottom of the pool and pulled an unconscious Evan to the shallow end -- the entire scene was caught on a surveillance video.

"I held him around the waist, put his head over my shoulder and I just carried him like that," said Cody of the Wednesday incident.

Desiree Pasko -- who suffers from a severe case of fibromyalgia and can barely walk -- arose from her wheelchair and ran over to the pool edge to assist.


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