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Firefighter rescued as a baby in 2008 Sichuan earthquake pays it forward in rescue of his own

  • A firefighter who rescued a baby in the recent earthquake in Sichuan, China revealed that he was also rescued by a firefighter as a child in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
  • Sichuan was hit by a 6.6-magnitude earthquake on Monday which was followed by aftershocks continuing into Tuesday, killing 86 people and injuring more than 270.
  • The firefighter was photographed holding the baby and helping villagers.

Photos of a firefighter cradling a two-month-old survivor of the recent Sichuan earthquake led to the revelation that the man was also rescued as a child by a firefighter in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit Sichuan on Monday, followed by 2.9-magnitude aftershocks throughout Tuesday and Wednesday. State media reported on Thursday that the death toll has risen to 86 people while 270 more have been injured and 35 remain missing.

‘I’m actually a fierce lion’: ‘Survivor’ has its first winner of Filipino descent

Survivor winner

A Filipino Canadian “Survivor” contestant has gone down in history as the first contestant of Filipino descent to win the title “Sole Survivor” and the second female to win the competition since 2017.

The winner: Erika Casupanan, 32, of Niagara Falls, Ontario, took home the $1 million “Survivor” prize on Dec. 15 after she was crowned as the “Sole Survivor” of the show’s 41st season, according to the Toronto Star.

‘Survivor’ Contestant Kellee Kim Angry After Revealing How CBS Handled Inappropriate Touching

Kellee Kim

During “Survivor: Reunion Special” on Wednesday, contestant Kellee Kim opened up about the sexual misconduct by another cast member, Dan Spilo.

Kim sat down with host and executive producer Jeff Probst to voice her concerns about how CBS and other producers handled incidents involving Spilo inappropriately touching her and other cast members.