LeRoy L. Wilson attempted to save D. Jane Domanico from drowning, Sea Isle City, New Jersey, June 26, 1932. While wading in the Atlantic Ocean, Jane, 11, was carried by a strong undertow into water beyond her depth and gradually to a point 175 feet from shore. After two persons had made perfunctory efforts to aid her, Wilson, 25, lineman, who was somewhat winded from running, waded a few feet and then swam 125 feet to her. From in front Jane seized him around the neck with both hands, and with great exertion Wilson towed her as he swam against a current 70 feet toward shore. Both were dazed, and they then became separated. Wilson swam about 20 feet farther to wadable water and was aided to shore. He collapsed from exhaustion but recovered. Soon after Jane and Wilson became separated, a man who was a strong swimmer rescued Jane.
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