Good People Doing Good Things — Rescuers

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Today’s good people are everyday people who just happened to be in the right place at the right time … and jumped in to help someone with a disability, likely saving that person’s life.

Jake Manna was installing solar panels in Buttermilk Bay in Plymouth, Massachusetts, when he heard that a 5-year-old girl with autism was missing in the neighborhood. Though he was unfamiliar with the area, Manna immediately climbed down from the roof where he was working and joined in the search. Heading down a rural path to a nearby stream, he discovered a diaper and a T-shirt.

Thinking the girl was close by, Manna walked along the stream to a marsh, where he found the young girl wading in water up to her waist.  Though Manna tried to convince her to get out of the water, the girl continued to wade, according to police. Fortunately, Manna was able…

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