James W. Gosen, Jr., helped to save Joey T. Fevez from drowning, Longlac, Ontario, May 18, 1974. Joey, 10, fell into Long Lake and drifted with the current. Gosen, 31, engineering service supervisor, removed his boots and jacket and entered the water, in which ice was forming. He swam to Joey and towed him to a log boom 150 feet from the bank. After boosting Joey onto a log, Gosen was unable to do as much for himself. He held to a log and was much affected by the cold water by the time two men arrived in a boat. Because of Gosen’s weight, the men draped him over the stern of the boat. Taking Joey aboard, they proceeded to the bank. Joey and Gosen recovered from effects of the cold water.
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