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Dad Executes Incredible Save of Toddler Son

Video captured the whole incident
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 27, 2019 2:08 PM CDT

(Newser) – As Albert Passavanti's 18-month-old son toddled through an open gate and fell into the family's pool, Passavanti saw what happened and—not being close to the open gate himself—dived headfirst over the 4-foot-tall fence and into the pool to save little Rocco. "Anybody could do that," the Florida dad tells Inside Edition. "You don't have to have any kind of ability to jump over a fence. The kid's in trouble, you've gotta get to him as quickly as you possibly can." He adds, to other parents, that no matter what safety measures you have in place, "you just absolutely have to keep an eye on your kids" around pools. (Granger Smith had an emotional request for fans after his young son's drowning death.)

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