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8-Year-Old Dangling From A Ski Lift Was Saved By A Group Of Quick-Thinking Teens (Video)

Date March 6, 2019 17:29

Adolescence is a stage of rebellion and strong contradictions, but it is also full of great ideas and enthusiasm to contribute to the world. This was demonstrated by a group of 5 teenagers who heroically and very creatively saved the life of an 8-year-old boy.

It happened at Grouse Mountain ski resort in Vancouver, Canada. An 8-year-old boy had slipped off the chairlift and his father desperately tried to hold onto him.

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Terrified skiers just watched the situation unfold when five teenagers heroically decided to take swift action.

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Quickly, they took nearby fencing that separated the skiing area and a piece of cardboard to cushion the child’s fall. The frightened boy refused to jump, but the young people insisted that he could trust them.

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The teens’ impromptu rescue mission was proved successful when the boy landed on the safety net. Although totally unharmed, he was taken to the hospital as a preventive measure.

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The incident is under investigation as it is not clear how the boy could fall off considering all existing safety measures.

As for the heroes, each will receive an award for their feat: the ski resort will give them free passes for the season.

Thanks to these young boys’ quick thinking and decisiveness, what could have turned into a real tragedy became an inspirational story. If you think of it, their action is pretty amazing, wouldn’t you agree?

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