Selden Clark Pierce attempted to save Constance M. Rhyno from drowning, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, May 13, 1984. While on an outing at Cape Forchu, Miss Rhyno, 18, slipped from a boulder and fell into the deep and heavy surf of the Bay of Fundy. Although he was a non-swimmer, Selden, 15, high school student, descended to the waterline and reached out for Miss Rhyno as the surf broke upon him. Selden too slipped and fell into the bay. Miss Rhyno was pulled ashore by another youth, but Selden drowned.
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