Harry N. Rosengren, 13, schoolboy, attempted to save Walter A. Hoffmann, 15, schoolboy, from drowning, Chicago, Illinois, May 20, 1931. Walter rode a bicycle along the shore of the Belmont Yacht Harbor, struck a rut, and was thrown into the water. He was briefly submerged, and his struggles carried him to water eight feet deep 10 feet from the shore. Harry, who was almost fully clothed, stepped into the water, dived, and got hold of Walter under the surface. Walter grasped Harry’s clothing. They rose, and Harry jerked loose from Walter and immediately took hold of him again. Walter again got hold of Harry, and they again went under the surface. A youth then reached them and took Harry to the surface, Walter losing his hold as he became unconscious. The youth took Harry a few feet to a man standing in wadable water and then got Walter, who was revived.
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