A French tourist who rescued a toddler who fell into
New York's East River says he didn't think twice about diving in to save the girl.
Two-year-old Bridget Sheridan fell off a gangplank at the South Street Seaport museum Saturday. Her father, David Anderson, says she slipped through guardrails when he averted his eyes to adjust his camera.
Julien Duret, of
, jumped into the water. Lyon, France followed closely behind. Duret scooped up the girl and gave her to her father. Anderson
The New York Daily News says the 29-year-old tourist got in a cab after the rescue. Duret says he doesn't think he's a hero and that anyone would do the same thing.
-The Associated Press (with information from Daily News)
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