• Broward County boy saves teenage girl from drowning

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    BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - A Broward County boy is being called a hero after he saved a teenage girl from drowning in a pool Monday near Deerfield Beach.
     
    Angel Rivera, 11, said he was playing with friends when he saw the 13-year-old girl in the bottom of the pool. He said he dove into the water to save her.
     
    "She was down on the bottom, I picked her up and then I took her out, and then I had to save her life,” Rivera said.
     
    A neighbor later showed up and performed CPR on the girl. She is now recovering.
     


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