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Hero Frenchie Who Saved Tot: Anyone Would Do It

'Emotion took over,' says Julien Duret

(Newser) - A hero Frenchman who plunged into the frigid waters of Manhattan's East River to save a drowning toddler said anyone would have done the same. "Emotion took over. I reacted very fast," Julien Duret, 29, told the New York Daily News , who tracked him to Lyon, France, after... More »

Mystery Hero Helps Tot in Frigid River Plunge

French man helps dad save tot after East River tumble

(Newser) - A mystery hero joined a dad as he leaped into the frigid East River to save his toddler daughter who slipped during a weekend ship visit in Manhattan. Bridgitte Sheridan's mom says she'd like to thank the unknown French man who jumped into the river, but he disappeared in a... More »

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