Stanley A. Pollard, 13, schoolboy, saved Harriet I. Smith, 22, from drowning, Meredith, New Hampshire, August 27, 1930. While Miss Smith was swimming in Lake Waukewan, she suddenly lost consciousness and began to sink at a point 150 feet from shore. Stanley waded from shore and swam to the point where Miss Smith had sunk, dived to the bottom, and pushed her to the surface. With an arm around her he then swam toward shore, but her weight held him low in the water, and his progress was slow. Fearing he would drown, he called for help. A man and woman waded 50 feet from shore and encouraged Stanley to keep on swimming. Only with the utmost expenditure of effort was he able to tow Miss Smith to them. They relieved him of Miss Smith, and she was revived.
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