William Weston Vroman helped to save David Anderson from drowning, Felts Mills, New York, June 25, 1980. After being caught in an undercurrent of the Black River, David, 12, called for help. William, 12, schoolboy, entered the water and swam 25 feet to him. A struggle ensued. After being submerged in the deep water, William restrained and held David, but he was unable to make progress toward the bank with him. A woman swam to them and supported them until additional help arrived.
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