- The brave man who is identified as Phillip Blanks made a diving catch, securing the boy just before he hit the ground
- Many online were wowed by his action as they took a moment to appreciate his selfless deed
- The three-year-old and an eight-year-old were rushed to the hospital. Sadly, the children's mother died in the fire
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A video of a man who saved a three-year-old from a burning house has since gone viral.
The man who was reported to be a former high school football player from Michigan saved the boy after his mother tossed him from the third-story balcony of a burning apartment.
The brave man who is identified as Phillip Blanks made a diving catch, securing the boy just before he hit the ground.
From the video, people could be heard screaming from the building and a baby was thrown from the balcony falling into the arms of 28-year-old ex-marine.
According to reports by ABC News, the three-year-old and an eight-year-old were rushed to the hospital. Sadly, the children's mother died in the fire.
From the video which is already making rounds on Twitter, many congratulated Blanks for his selfless act.
Many described him as a hero and termed his catch as a mighty one that he will live to remember.
Others took the moment to mourn the children's mother and wished that they will land in safe and caring hands.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a woman from the US is thanking the heavens for the gift of her children after having a brush with death while carrying them.
The mum who delivered three healthy triplets contracted Covid-19 during her third trimester and spent a better part of the period nursing the deadly virus.
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Maggie Sillero was first shocked, then excited when she learnt she was going to give birth to three babies at once.
She did not expect to have three times the blessing she had prayed for and kept reminding herself that her side of the family did not have multiples.
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