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They Saved the Baby from the River!

John Fitzgerald, 9, Christian Nanson, 11, and other members of Pack 100 and Troop 100 were swimming in Nebraska’s Platte River when Christian spotted a baby floating facedown in the water.

Listen as they describe how they saved the baby in a true story of Scouts in Action.

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25 Comments on They Saved the Baby from the River!

  1. mississippi // July 11, 2008 at 10:22 am // Reply

    awesome, cool story. I really liked it…

  2. wow i cant belive he did that

  3. i think that was awsome!

  4. cool good job !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. penguin boy 412 // July 6, 2008 at 12:40 pm // Reply

    WOW! You guys are awesome! If I was that baby I would be overjoyed!

  6. Good work, way to think quick!


  8. wow i would give you a billion dollars for that not just a medal.


  10. wow! that is really cool. was it at the platte river?

  11. The Honduran guy // June 30, 2008 at 4:38 pm // Reply

    Hi! I am a boyscout in Honduras, a little country in Central America. Those guys were very brave! WOW!

  12. You guys are amazing. god and sent you to there for a reson!

  13. Amazing, just amazing!

  14. John and Cristian. To bad they cant both be superman

  15. If I were you I would have done the exact same thing. Nice job, chap!

  16. mutantfrog-monkey // June 28, 2008 at 8:01 pm // Reply

    You guys are awesome!!! Thank the Lord for such a coincidence of two just trained

    scouts there at the right time!!!

  17. Flamefreak // June 27, 2008 at 5:07 pm // Reply

    nice work guys

  18. GOOOOOO! BOY SCOUTS that is really scouting in action

  19. Thank God for John and Christian,for being there and knowing what to do,they are true Heroes,and lets not forget to Thank the BSA for teaching what to do in an emergency situation,and not to panic (which these boys didnt) so Kudo to you John,and Christian as an uncle and as a Webelos Leader I thank you

  20. If those two wern’t there that infant would have died.John&Christian are awsome HEROS!

  21. Hero!!!!!!

  22. they were put there for a reasen

  23. that baby could of been was so least it lived.

  24. you are a hero! you saved the baby from the river!

  25. Koskovich9 // June 23, 2008 at 6:14 pm // Reply

    She was blessed that god had you two that close and to notice her!

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