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Watch This Heart-Stopping Footage: Former Football Player, Marine Catches Toddler Thrown from Burning Building

TrĂ© Goins-Phillips : Jul 10, 2020  Faithwire.com

"I think God has put me on this path today." -Phillip Blanks

[Faithwire.com] Phillip Blanks has been preparing his whole life for the harrowing encounter he had last week. (Image: via Faithwire)

The 28-year-old former football player and US Marine has gained national notoriety for rushing over to a burning building and diving to catch a falling 3-year-old toddler in the crook of his arm just before he hit the gravel beneath him.

As flames fanned out of the top balcony of an apartment building in Phoenix, Arizona, 30-year-old mother Rachel Long ran into the fire, grabbed her young son Jameson, and dropped him from the balcony, hoping to save him. Long died in the blaze.

"She's the real hero of the story," Blanks told KABC-TV. "Because she made the ultimate sacrifice to save her children"... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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