Daniel S. Terrell saved Enrique S. and Carmen B. de Lozada from drowning, Bethany Beach, Delaware, August 19, 1934. While swimming in the Atlantic Ocean 200 feet from shore, Mrs. de Lozada, 34, called for help, and de Lozada, 29, swam to her and tried to aid her toward shore. He was unable to swim against an undertow. Both drifted farther, Mrs. de Lozada clinging to her husband as he floated. Terrell, 23, assistant dramatic editor, who had never aided a person in water, waded from shore, plunged through breakers three to four feet high, and swam 285 feet to the de Lozadas. Towing Mrs. de Lozada, who kept hold of her husband, Terrell then with great exertion swam slowly against the undertow toward shore. After swimming 280 feet, he tried to touch bottom. He swam a few feet farther and then pulled de Lozada and his wife to their feet in water four feet deep, where others helped them to the shore. De Lozada collapsed, and Mrs. de Lozada was on the verge of collapse. Both recovered. Terrell, gasping, waded to shore.
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