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Tot falls off balcony, into man's arms
Arizona Republic ^ | Apr 19, 2003 | Katy Scott

Posted on 04/19/2003 11:35:00 PM PDT by Diddley

Edited on 05/07/2004 5:21:14 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

GLENDALE (suburb of Phoenix)- Manuel Carpio didn't expect to cut his basketball game short Tuesday. He didn't expect to be home by 6 p.m. And he certainly didn't expect to save a toddler's life.

Tyson Wright was no stranger to his second-story balcony. The 19-month-old had played on it before. But as his parents cleaned their apartment Tuesday evening, Tyson came up with a new way to amuse himself.


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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: neighborcatchestot; totfalls; totfallsoffbalcony
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1 posted on 04/19/2003 11:35:00 PM PDT by Diddley
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To: Diddley
WOW!
2 posted on 04/19/2003 11:38:41 PM PDT by cmsgop ( Arby's says no more Horsey Sauce for Scott Ritter !!!!)
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To: Diddley
"He totally could have died, "Totally" Thats all that should be said!!!!
3 posted on 04/19/2003 11:39:05 PM PDT by Brimack34 (Liberal's want to keep kids in prison!!)
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To: Diddley
A miracle.
4 posted on 04/19/2003 11:41:20 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Diddley
Nice catch.
5 posted on 04/19/2003 11:43:28 PM PDT by Jarhead_22 (Texas: Bigger than France.)
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To: Diddley
Amazing story.

Nice to have some happy endings these days.
6 posted on 04/19/2003 11:49:06 PM PDT by DB ()
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To: Diddley
Amazing!
7 posted on 04/19/2003 11:55:00 PM PDT by Jorge
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To: Diddley
This has got God's name written all over it.

Sounds like he picked a good man to play the role of hero also.

He's great at casting for roles like this..

8 posted on 04/20/2003 12:01:51 AM PDT by Jhoffa_ (It's called "adoption" Perhaps you've heard of it?)
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To: Diddley
That's far greater than some overpaid athlete making an impossible catch to win the World Series...

Praise the Lord!
9 posted on 04/20/2003 12:07:41 AM PDT by EternalVigilance
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what has this written all over it?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/896703/posts

and we have no idea what carpio's like outside of this event, but i hope he tries to live up to this good fortune
10 posted on 04/20/2003 12:08:59 AM PDT by dwills
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To: Jhoffa_
Happy Easter Dude!
11 posted on 04/20/2003 12:09:38 AM PDT by cmsgop ( Arby's says no more Horsey Sauce for Scott Ritter !!!!)
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To: Diddley
Suspects?


12 posted on 04/20/2003 12:17:05 AM PDT by weegee (NO BLOOD FOR RATINGS: CNN let human beings be tortured and killed to keep their Baghdad bureau open)
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To: Vic3O3
Great story, the hand of God at work.

Semper Fi
13 posted on 04/20/2003 12:38:11 AM PDT by dd5339 (Lookout Texas here we come!)
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14 posted on 04/20/2003 12:41:11 AM PDT by ambrose
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15 posted on 04/20/2003 12:41:24 AM PDT by ambrose
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To: Diddley
You know there are one or two lawyers calling the boy's parents and explaining that they might have a cause of action because of Caprio's negligence because of that bump on the head.
16 posted on 04/20/2003 5:55:42 AM PDT by arthurus
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To: Diddley
Carpio then proceeded to spike the boy while doing his best Icky Woods imitation!
17 posted on 04/20/2003 6:05:39 AM PDT by vikzilla
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To: Diddley
The parents of the child should sue the catcher for the bump on their child's head.
18 posted on 04/20/2003 7:38:57 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Drug prohibition laws help support terrorism.)
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To: DB
Nice to have some happy endings these days.

Yes, it is.

19 posted on 04/20/2003 11:07:46 AM PDT by Diddley (Hey Libs: Freedom is not a zero-sum game [we have it, and Iraq can too].)
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To: Jorge
Amazing!

And heartwarming.

20 posted on 04/20/2003 11:08:39 AM PDT by Diddley (Hey Libs: Freedom is not a zero-sum game [we have it, and Iraq can too].)
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