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Hero of Superstorm Sandy dies in surfing accident
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Posted on 12/24/2012 7:50:29 PM PST by South40
The Belle Harbor section of the Rockaways in New York, where so many heroes emerged during Superstorm Sandy, has lost one of them to a tragic surfing death in Puerto Rico.
The New York City lifeguard was widely praised after the storm for using his surfboard to move several Queens neighbors endangered by high water and a fire to safety.
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: dylansmith; sandy; surfer
posted on 12/24/2012 7:50:37 PM PST
Prayers for the repose of his soul.
posted on 12/24/2012 8:20:30 PM PST
(Second Amendment Sisters.org)
Yes it is sad, and so unnecessary. Surfers are some of the best swimmers around. And while it does happen, they rarely drown.
Peace to this man's family and friends.
Surfer since 1971
posted on 12/24/2012 8:26:02 PM PST
("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
‘superstorm’ ... a cat ONE
yes, cat one has storm surge. that doesn’t make it a super storm
meanwhile, there has been 2 cat 3+ in asia in the last month (not one news item)
posted on 12/24/2012 10:03:10 PM PST
(fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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