Gordon Douglas Teeft saved Heather Day and two others from drowning, Porters Lake, Nova Scotia, January 10, 1979. Heather, her baby daughter, and the baby’s grandmother were in a truck that plunged into Lake Echo and began sinking in deep water. Teeft, 24, oil burner mechanic, entered the icy water to give aid. After assisting Heather and her daughter to shore, Teeft swam to the grandmother at the sinking truck, which went under completely. Teeft aided the grandmother to safety.
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