Scouts in Action

He saved the boy from drowning!

sia_0408_200x148a.jpgAlex Lambert and David “Junior” Tyree, both 12, and John Buchanan, 13, were swimming at a campground near Spruce Pine, N.C. As John began to tire, he panicked and jumped onto Junior’s back. Both boys started to go under.

Listen as Alex and his mom describe the rescue in a true story of Scouts in Action.

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Comments about “He saved the boy from drowning!”

  1. mr.webelo says:

    i want to save someone not for the reword just to help :)

  2. spongehen says:

    thats scary and cool

  3. Football Man says:

    You did a great job Alex! Congragulations on earning the award. I want to do what you did sometime.

  4. BSA says:

    I wonder how John and Junior felt when Alex received the medal. I feel sorry for them!

  5. cooldude says:

    SCOUTS ROCK!!!!!!!!!

  6. brophy says:

    I like scouts.

  7. Dwade says:

    this is the best

  8. Bear 1111 says:

    When can I be in “Scouts in Action”???????????????????????????

  9. skotdilind says:

    i wish i can do that sum time.

  10. IMB says:

    you rock

  11. Meblic says:

    dude, u rock! u actually saved that kid!!!

  12. Tim says:

    I am glad that Alex said to thow the life ring.It was a good thing!

  13. apache says:

    sweat job

  14. BAB says:

    You should be very proud, adults can learn a lot from kids, Your a Hero!! :)

  15. c says:

    that was so cool but scary.anyway good job!

  16. Tuck says:

    Nice going Alex!

  17. nate says:

    How did you do that you where asome

  18. gril says:

    wooooooooow alex cool job

  19. jake says:

    thats AWESOME! U R A good persen

  20. Kyleywilley says:

    Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That must of been scary!

  21. dragonman says:

    Great job, Alex! :)

  22. Dad says:

    I’m proud of you son, fly on to Eagle !


  23. danny says:

    you are very nice for saving his LIFE!!!!!!!! I am proud of YOU.

  24. cool guy says:

    I could have never done that! cool!

  25. Hillary's mom says:

    I’m sure John and his family will be forever thankful and your family will be forever proud!

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  27. naui12 says:

    good job

  28. MATT123 says:

    YOU ARE AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great job Alex

  29. Yo says:

    I thank God that know one was hurt and that you didn’t panick!

    Good Job

  30. BL Fan! says:

    Nice! :) :) :)

  31. ChristianBoy says:

    Nice job man! you saved a life!

  32. pokemon lover 10 says:

    Great job by pulling John off junior! I see that you fought pretty hard to stay on John! Keep up the good work!

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  34. benjamin says:

    Good work.

  35. ;{ ) its a moustache smiley says:

    AWESOME!! congratulations!

  36. rob bob42296 says:

    i am very impressed Alex! You incouraged me to save anybody when theyre in danger. :-)

  37. y,k hiygtki says:

    super job,you were great!

  38. Weeblos863 says:

    Very Amazing! Alex you did a very good thing.

  39. 53calli says:

    that was nice what they did

  40. Bear000 says:

    *Claps* Great job. Very great job. :D

  41. Jon2208 says:

    Nice Cool allof the Above

  42. bear blood88 says:

    that rockt

  43. the big dawg says:

    i was in a situation like this one time i was at the lake fishing i went to cast my line from the boat towrds an area where there was splashing i thought it was a fish and when my line hit i saw a hand grab for the line so i dashed out of the boat and took him back to shore . i got a life saver badge from my wilderness club im in

  44. Jonamaster says:

    Woah! Great Job David! And when I mean great I mean GREAT!!!

  45. mjb309 says:

    that wus cool

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