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Dies after diving into the sea to save a stranger. Tragedy in the United Kingdom

Died a boy 22-year-old Alex Gibson, after throwing himself into the sea to save a stranger he saw in distress in the waters of a dock Blackpool, in the UK.

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the Tragedy It happened around 4.20 a.m. Friday, and despite the sudden intervention of emergency services, including RNLI and a Coast Guard helicopter, there was no hope for Alex.

Relative to the sun, boy He managed to “crawl” out of the sea and was taken to the hospital, but it was not possible to save him.

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“He really is an extraordinary young man,” said his colleagues at the fish and chip shop where he worked.

also company He spent words of appreciation for the boy: “All his friends agreed that he was smart, hardworking, kind, caring and that he literally wouldn’t hurt a fly. He is a true drowning hero who sacrifices his life to help another: he was loved by all his co-workers and we miss him dearly.”

the owner At the bar where Alex worked, Hamish Hewitt opened a GoFundMe page to raise money for Alex’s family. He writes: “Beautiful Alex Gibson, 22, a true hero who gave his life last night in Blackpool, saving a boy from the sea. Beautiful, kind, loving, son, brother and friend to everyone who knew him. Please help us by donating a beautiful farewell to a true hero. the first 500 pounds It will be donated by our family. God bless everyone “.

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A public memorial in honor of Alex was organized on August 7 at North Pier.

Last update: Sunday August 1, 2021 at 9:23 pm

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