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Hero of Grenfell Tower
Brave man catches four-year-old girl
thrown by mum from the 5th floor
seconds before flat was engulfed in flames

Sun (UK), by James Mills*

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Posted By:FormerDem, 6/18/2017 2:23:41 PM

A GIRL of four was saved from the Grenfell Tower inferno when her mum dropped her from their smoke-filled fifth-floor flat into the arms of a neighbour. The terrified child escaped uninjured after the man, known only as Pat, caught her “like a rugby ball tucked in his chest”. But witnesses said the flat was engulfed in flames seconds later and the mother was feared to have died. Resident Kadelia Woods, 20, said: “The mum had the little girl’s head wrapped in a towel and was holding her out of the window and was screaming for help. The fire was raging like crazy. It was about 2am and the flat was filled with smoke.
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They still don´t know who Pat is, though there is this photo. I thought good for Father´s Day. Mother was screaming from the window, Pat yells back, Drop her, I will catch her... and finally the mother does, seconds before her apartment goes up in flames. Pat catches the baby.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Omen, 6/18/2017 3:49:22 PM     (No. 11290566)

No MLB player will ever top that catch.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dvc, 6/18/2017 4:19:32 PM     (No. 11290587)

God bless him. I hope the mother survived.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jj1319, 6/18/2017 4:27:05 PM     (No. 11290592)

God bless him.

#1, good thing Pat isn´t an NFL receiver, what with the post reception celebration (spike), and all.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 6/18/2017 10:46:47 PM     (No. 11290763)

A baby was also safely caught from the tenth story (100 ft). No word about who that hero was at all.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dvc, 6/19/2017 12:06:13 PM     (No. 11291165)

#4, that is truly amazing, had not heard that. God bless him, too.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry, 6/19/2017 5:34:17 PM     (No. 11291542)

My 4 year-old grand-daughter weighs ca. 22 lbs. or 10 kilos. Dropping from 50´ that is a TREMENDOUS amount amount of kinetic energy for a mere human to absorb. Also, the baby, dropping from 100´ also builds up a lot of kinetic energy. Can anyone doubt that the Living God, and NOT allah, was with "Pat" and that little girl, as well as with the baby and her catcher?

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