- Jan 2010
Woman Catches Toddler After 10-Story Fall Reports Claim
07/ 3/11 10:34 AM ET
BEIJING -- A two-year-old Chinese girl left unattended fell 10 stories from her family's apartment window and survived after being caught by a woman passing by, state media reported Sunday.
The toddler was in critical condition Sunday with internal bleeding and other unspecified injuries while the woman who saved her suffered a broken arm, China Central Television and the Xinhua News Agency said.
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Neighbors saw Niu Niu dangling from the apartment window for several minutes, Xinhua said, and when the girl fell, Wu Juping "kicked off her high-heeled shoes" and ran to catch the child.
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Wow! I wouldn't have thought such a thing was possible. I'd have thought they both would have died. That woman is a real hero.