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Item 2016-12-14-02 - Pong Boys Saved from Drowning by Prompt Action of Girl and Youths Off Stoney Point

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Pong Boys Saved from Drowning by Prompt Action of Girl and Youths Off Stoney Point


  • 1964-07-15 (Creation)

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Bradford Witness

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"Jackie and Billie Pong, 10 and 7-year-old sons of Jack Pong, Bradford restaurant manager, had a narrow brush with death by drowning off Stoney Point, Lake Simcoe, last Friday, when they drifted into water some eight feet in depth while floating on inflated tire tubes, then fell into the lake. Neither boy can swim and the alarm for them was raised by their elder brother, Gene, who stood, neck deep in the water, and helpless to aid the smaller brothers, called for help." ...

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  • English

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Bradford Witness
July 15, 1964
Vol. 99, No. 29
Microfilm Reel #82

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