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Trevor Francis rescues drowning man at W.B.

posted Apr 4, 2017, 8:54 AM by Jeffrey Jones   [ updated Apr 19, 2017, 10:07 AM ] reported that 'Teen surfer rescues drowning man at Wrightsville Beach'.

The story begins...

"WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH – Trevor Francis, 16, was surfing with his father Bryce about 3 p.m. Tuesday near the jetty at the south end of Wrightsville Beach when a man casting a net on the jetty disappeared from view.

“Once I saw him not there, I immediately started paddling,” Trevor said Friday. “I didn’t really think he was drowning, but I was just making sure he was still OK..."

Trevor Francis on - rescued a drowning man!
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Way to go, Trevor!