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Two honored for rescuing boy from frozen pond in Lansdowne
Two honored for rescuing boy from frozen pond in Lansdowne

Two bystanders who rescued a 12-year-old boy after he fell through ice in a pond at Hillcrest Park in Lansdowne on Jan. 25 were recognized for their efforts Monday in Towson by the Baltimore County Council. Josh Burns, 25, of Glen Burnie and Craig Coleman, 28, of Lansdowne, worked together to pull Chive Omar Benjamin, 12, of Columbia, from the frigid, murky water that Sunday in January. "These two men pulled the child from the frozen lake, performed CPR and revived this boy until fire emergency personnel arrived saving this child's life. These men are really what it's all about," First District Councilman Tom Quirk said. "They risked their own lives to save...

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