Lucy Evans August saved Richard C. Glover from drowning, Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin, August 14, 1932. Richard, 14, schoolboy, and Lucy, 8, schoolgirl, slid down a chute on a sled and drifted in Lake Nebagamon to a point 97 feet from the shore. Richard slipped from the sled and was submerged in water seven feet deep. He rose and again was sinking as he threshed. Lucy, who was lighter than he, swam four feet toward him and dived, groping for him. Richard grasped Lucy around the neck face to face, and Lucy swam to the surface. Towing Richard, whose position prevented her from using her left arm, Lucy swam six feet toward shore. As she swam, both were momentarily submerged by Richard’s weight. A woman then swam to Lucy and pulled her and Richard to wadable water.
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