Monday, September 28, 2009

Philippine man loses own life after saving dozens from floods

An 18-year-old construction worker braved rampaging floods in the Philippines to save more than 30 people, but ended up sacrificing his life in a last trip to rescue a baby girl and her mother who were being swept away on a styrofoam box.

Full article at The Age


John Jansen said...

"No one has greater love than this, to lay down one's life for one's friends."

sunnyday said...


There was a photo of the boy's mother in the newspaper yesterday. Really saddening. But I'm sure deep inside she is very proud of her son's demonstration of love.

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