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River rescue
A woman who fell from a boat is submerged by the swift moving waters of the Des Moines River near the Center Street dam is pulled to safety by a local construction worker from a nearby bridge project who harnessed himself to a crane to make the rescue near downtown. PHOTO BY MARY CHIND
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susan63 Great photo to go with an even more amazing story.
Thu, Dec 24 2009 5:26 PM
zorbdk1969 Knowing this man and his back ground makes this photo even more proud of him. Love u like a brother Jason. Good luck in life.
Wed, Dec 23 2009 6:23 PM
ewella A horrible accident but a great photo
Tue, Dec 22 2009 1:54 PM
johnEquest Such an amazing, amazing picture. Like something straight out of a movie! So great, so emotional
Tue, Dec 22 2009 12:21 PM
foreman WOW
Mon, Dec 21 2009 4:36 PM
DrOlds462 Should be counted as one of the top photos of the country
Mon, Dec 21 2009 4:29 PM
rickhadden Should get national recognition
Mon, Dec 21 2009 3:43 PM
proteeus3@ That's Pulitzer material!
Mon, Dec 21 2009 10:20 AM
deanbronc The story behind the photo really makes the photo great.
Mon, Dec 21 2009 10:00 AM
MLF Good work Mary Chind!
Fri, Dec 18 2009 6:57 AM
RLK The world needs more selfless individuals like this man....
Thu, Dec 17 2009 8:33 AM
melrose How about "Photo of the Decade"
Tue, Dec 15 2009 4:39 PM
dukeslee Way to go Mary! You rock! Woot!!!
Tue, Dec 15 2009 1:34 PM
dukeslee Way to go Mary! You rock! Woot!!
Tue, Dec 15 2009 1:32 PM
amcguire This is absolutely an amazing photograph!
Mon, Dec 14 2009 10:37 AM
 
 
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