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SIA Podcast Episode 7: He Saved the Boy From Drowning!

Alex Lambert and David “Junior” Tyree, both 12, and John Buchanan, 13, were swimming at a campground near Spruce Pine, N.C. As John began to tire, he panicked and jumped onto Junior’s back. Both boys started to go under.

Listen as Alex and his mom describe the rescue in a true story of Scouts in Action.

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48 Comments on SIA Podcast Episode 7: He Saved the Boy From Drowning!

  1. i want to save someone not for the reword just to help 🙂

  2. thats scary and cool

  3. Football Man // March 10, 2010 at 10:01 am // Reply

    You did a great job Alex! Congragulations on earning the award. I want to do what you did sometime.

  4. I wonder how John and Junior felt when Alex received the medal. I feel sorry for them!

  5. SCOUTS ROCK!!!!!!!!!

  6. I like scouts.

  7. this is the best

  8. When can I be in “Scouts in Action”???????????????????????????

  9. skotdilind // June 5, 2008 at 9:12 pm // Reply

    i wish i can do that sum time.

  10. you rock

  11. dude, u rock! u actually saved that kid!!!

  12. I am glad that Alex said to thow the life ring.It was a good thing!

  13. sweat job

  14. You should be very proud, adults can learn a lot from kids, Your a Hero!! 🙂

  15. that was so cool but scary.anyway good job!

  16. Nice going Alex!

  17. How did you do that you where asome

  18. wooooooooow alex cool job

  19. thats AWESOME! U R A good persen

  20. Kyleywilley // April 22, 2008 at 3:25 pm // Reply

    Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That must of been scary!

  21. Great job, Alex! 🙂

  22. I’m proud of you son, fly on to Eagle !


  23. you are very nice for saving his LIFE!!!!!!!! I am proud of YOU.

  24. I could have never done that! cool!

  25. Hillary's mom // April 8, 2008 at 7:50 pm // Reply

    I’m sure John and his family will be forever thankful and your family will be forever proud!

  26. robomastercheif2.0 // April 4, 2008 at 7:09 pm // Reply


  27. good job

  28. YOU ARE AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great job Alex

  29. I thank God that know one was hurt and that you didn’t panick!

    Good Job

  30. Nice! 🙂 🙂 🙂

  31. ChristianBoy // March 31, 2008 at 1:29 pm // Reply

    Nice job man! you saved a life!

  32. pokemon lover 10 // March 30, 2008 at 12:53 pm // Reply

    Great job by pulling John off junior! I see that you fought pretty hard to stay on John! Keep up the good work!


  34. Good work.

  35. ;{ ) its a moustache smiley // March 29, 2008 at 5:45 pm // Reply

    AWESOME!! congratulations!

  36. rob bob42296 // March 29, 2008 at 2:58 pm // Reply

    i am very impressed Alex! You incouraged me to save anybody when theyre in danger. 🙂

  37. y,k hiygtki // March 29, 2008 at 9:25 am // Reply

    super job,you were great!

  38. Weeblos863 // March 29, 2008 at 5:58 am // Reply

    Very Amazing! Alex you did a very good thing.

  39. that was nice what they did

  40. *Claps* Great job. Very great job. 😀

  41. Nice Cool allof the Above

  42. bear blood88 // March 27, 2008 at 7:21 am // Reply

    that rockt

  43. the big dawg // March 25, 2008 at 6:39 pm // Reply

    i was in a situation like this one time i was at the lake fishing i went to cast my line from the boat towrds an area where there was splashing i thought it was a fish and when my line hit i saw a hand grab for the line so i dashed out of the boat and took him back to shore . i got a life saver badge from my wilderness club im in

  44. Jonamaster // March 24, 2008 at 8:49 pm // Reply

    Woah! Great Job David! And when I mean great I mean GREAT!!!

  45. that wus cool

  46. AMAZING!!!!!!!!

  47. Awesome!!!!!!!

  48. cool

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