Weldon C. Mosher saved Rebecca R. Blakeney from burning, Head of Jeddore, Nova Scotia, July 22, 1975. Rebecca, 10 months, was strapped in a baby carrier in the rear seat of an automobile which her mother backed against a concrete abutment. As gasoline from the punctured fuel tank ignited and flames rose five feet at the rear of the automobile, the mother got out and screamed for help. Mosher, 43, construction foreman, ran to the vehicle and got into the front seat as flames spread along the side of the automobile. He reached into the rear compartment, unbuckled a strap holding Rebecca, lifted her from the carrier, and emerged from the automobile, which very soon afterward was engulfed in flames.
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