CLASS ACT: Firefighter Invited to Attend Graduation of Girl he Saved 17yrs Ago

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The two connected and kept in touch on Facebook, after the firefighter was curious to see how she was faring in the world.

A firefighter who saved a baby 17 years ago has attended her graduation over a decade after she was rescued.

Dawnielle Davison didn’t know about her close call with death as a baby until she received a Facebook message from the firefighter who was curious to see how she was doing.

“I was just kind of confused at first. I didn’t know any of this had happened,” Ms Davison told US TODAY.

“I thought it would be really nice to have him come to my graduation. I feel like I owe him a lot.”

Mike Hughes rescued Ms Davison from a burning home in Wenatchee, Washington in the US when she was just nine months old.

“It was really cool for her to invite me,” Mr Hughes said told the breakfast television program.

“ For her to acknowledge me, and be happy about it, that’s just really special,” he said. “I thought, boy, that’s one cool kid.”

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