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Andrew Pitts, his wife Nohemi Salazar-Pitts, and their two children. (Family Photo)

Family Of Man Saved From Chicago River: Rescue Was ‘Divine Intervention’

The family of a man who was pulled out of the Chicago River last week by a first-time kayaker and Chicago police divers said the rescue was an act of “divine intervention.”

CBS 2–06/19/2012

A kayaker holds up a man who fell in the Chicago River on June 13, 2012. The 17-year-old kayaker held the man's head above water until Police Marine Unit officers could bring him onto a police boat. (Source: Sarah Butler/Twitter)

Teen Kayaker Helps Rescue Man Who Fell In Chicago River

A 17-year-old boy, who was kayaking for the first time, helped rescue a man who fell into the Chicago River on Wednesday.

06/13/2012