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US Marines Honor Man For Saving Drowning Boy

A Maryland man was honored as a hero recently for jumping into a creek to save a boy from drowning.

The man, Jack Severn, 71, of New Market, MD, was given a Heroism Medal from the Marine Corps League at the Maryland chapter’s annual convention in Ocean City, reports say.

The man was at a Park in Frederick with his wife and granddaughter last month when a young boy fell into Carroll Creek. Severn jumped into the shoulder-deep water and swam across a strong current to bring the boy back to shore.

The story found its way to the Marine Corps League and the league, about the incident. Severn, a member of the veterans organization, was honored by the League, which was formed to give assistance to wounded Marines and to promote Marine Corps ideals.

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