9-year-old Mississippi girl saves baby nephew from drowning

Published 5:42 pm Friday, July 6, 2018

SEMINARY, Miss. (AP) — A 9-year-old Mississippi girl has saved her toddler nephew from drowning in a creek.

Sandy Caswell tells WJTV that she was standing on the edge of Terrible Creek in Collins, when she thought she saw a bucket floating in the water Sunday. She soon realized it was her nephew, Dwight Caswell.

Sandy says she doesn’t know how to swim very well herself, but she jumped in after him and pushed him toward his dad.

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