Patrick W. Tesselaar helped to save Robert Evans from drowning, Forest, Ontario, July 30, 1978. When Robert, 12, became caught in an undertow while swimming in Lake Huron, he called for help. Patrick, aged 14, schoolboy, swam to Robert, who struggled and caused Patrick to be submerged briefly several times. Patrick’s brother swam to them and also was forced under briefly. Together, Patrick and his brother then towed Robert to wadable water.
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