Betty O. Schuck, 16, school-girl, saved Joan and William S. Keck, 11 and 14, respectively, from drowning, Indianapolis, Indiana, August 2, 1938. While wading near a sand-bar in Big Eagle Creek, Joan stepped into deep water. Her brother William waded to her, she held to his neck, and they drifted in a current of three miles an hour to water seven feet deep. They were submerged; and Joan alone rose, still holding to William. From the bar Miss Schuck waded and swam to Joan, who released William and pulled Miss Schuck to her. Miss Schuck broke the hold and towed Joan six feet to wadable water. She then swam 20 feet to William, who was semiconscious, and towed him 20 feet to wadable water. William was revived.
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