Klemye S. Foster, 29, school teacher, saved an indeterminate number of children from a runaway, Elk City, Oklahoma, September 11, 1928. As many young children were marching in the middle of a street at the head of a long parade of school children, a frightened team without a driver, which was hitched to a heavy wagon, walked toward them from an intersecting street. Mrs. Foster ran 15 feet to the children and with her arms pushed them aside and made a way through the lines of children for the team. She was struck by one of the horses, fell, and was pushed 20 feet along the street in front of a wheel of the wagon before she was free. One child fell, and his hand was injured by a horse’s hoof or a wheel of the wagon. Mrs. Foster sustained serious injuries, but she recovered.
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