Paul Rene Legaspi rescued Mary T. Boitano from a burning automobile, Santa Rosa, California, January 12, 1979. The automobile in which Mary, 16, was riding struck a tree and caught fire. As flames spread over the exterior and in the front-seat area, Legaspi, 25, college student, ran to the vehicle and opened the door part way. He reached into the burning automobile, grasped Mary, and pulled her out shortly before the vehicle was completely engulfed by flames.
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