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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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28 Comments on They Saved the Baby from the River!

  1. spongehenry10 // August 12, 2010 at 4:23 pm // Reply

    you are a lifesaver!

  2. proud boy scout // July 3, 2010 at 3:50 pm // Reply

    whoa thats got to be one BIG rescue!

  3. All things work together for good for those who love God!

  4. That was cool

  5. I was thinking this evening about how much I enjoyed the Scouts in Action illustrated strip that ran in “Boys’ Life” in the 1960s when I was a young man. I loved those true-life stories, and decided to search the web. These audio versions are great, and I’m glad that there’s still at least one illustrated panel to go along with the story. I’m glad to know that S.I.A. is still inspiring young scouts and anyone else who comes to visit the web site.

    (A few months ago I was able to put out a small grass fire near the Berkeley, CA Amtrak station with the help of passersby before the fire department arrived. I felt GREAT about that small act, and I can only imagine how proud the scouts and their parents were about saving the baby from drowning.)

  6. they saved a live that day that rocks

  7. Mariomario991 // October 24, 2009 at 3:59 pm // Reply

    You guys rock!!! GOD BLESS YOU!!!

  8. You guys did great!!

  9. wow those two boys are life savers

  10. awesome!!

  11. you guys rock my socks

  12. awesome !!!!!!!! nice job you saved a life

  13. I can not belive it you guys,I ALWAYS wanted to do something like that.

  14. You guys did great!!

  15. I think my own eyes could not see something something so small thats so awesome

  16. this was a very interesting story and also very emotional because the same thing happend to me

  17. I think it would be cool if the “Scouts in Action” were full length animated videos

  18. nice job

  19. Great JOB!! You guys are Heroes! I’m sure ever parent in this world thinks the world of ya’ll.

  20. Great job scouts. You deserved those medals.

  21. I love you guys you are awesome

  22. Cooool

  23. Boy Scout Nielor // December 21, 2008 at 12:27 pm // Reply

    John & Christan, you Guys were blessed, if you didden’t save that little girl, she would of drowned to death, good jod you guys, keep up the good work

    -Boy scout nielor

  24. that is one of the things you can get a award for!
    Nice work guys

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