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I don't -- this city of brotherly love for nothing a Philadelphia man just trying to get home is now called a hero after saving a life of a complete -- stranger watch this guy.
Right off the -- there.
How right down on to the subway tracks.
And another stranger -- and Rick Leventhal has more on this remarkable story with a okay better outcomes -- it could have been right -- what really happened here.
Well there doesn't seem to be any logical explanation for why that man walked directly onto the track to the -- to be more station North Philadelphia.
The 63 year old may have just gotten disoriented while standing on the platform but as you can see in the surveillance video.
I he's in the middle screen -- takes a few steps is that the board a train that is in there and then stepped right out into the thin air and tumbles down.
Landing on the -- not far from the third rail which -- charred than I've used to elect cute anyone who touches -- event.
Almost immediately this guy that goods Americans springs up puzzles over and jumps down to help even though trains run every seven minutes.
He yells out to people to -- septa which -- the subways and -- had them hasn't stopped the southbound line and then some fifteen minutes later firefighters show up.
Stabilize a victim let them off the tracks and taken to a nearby hospital.
There are -- scenarios that could have happened here and didn't happen because.
A person that was unknown to our victim jumped into that track and and saved it's life.
And that good samaritan says he can't imagine not helping someone in that situation and -- breaking news this just -- the victim has now been released from the hospital.
A little yeah okay that's amazing is that fall looks terrible again really unexpected obviously and you -- and obviously is on the track for a while to.
The good samaritan let's talk about hands good good on this this holiday elites talk about -- -- the night what do we know about that.
It's actually it's actually quite a story 32 year old Christian -- As a recovering heroin addict.
He said he started with -- OxyContin back in middle school and by high school he moved on -- heroin which you try to kick unsuccessfully for more than ten years.
Finally the birth of his daughter help them find the strength to kick the -- in two years clean -- yesterday his instincts -- did you see there.
-- -- had a plan went to the train came I was telling rule and like underneath.
Where you stand on the -- woods is perfect Clinton I was gonna ask somebody I'm gonna help -- Chris says people helped him in the past when any couldn't pay them back so he paid -- forward -- little redemption.
But a great story yesterday -- they think that jerk.
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