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by TOM KENT

Out on the Susquehanna River with his father, an eight-year-old James Good Brown cast his fishing pole into the water hoping to get a good catch. But just as his bait and sinker hit the water’s surface, a swift current turned the boat broadside. The boat was headed to go over a high dam. Brown took a panicked gasp as his father jumped into the water and pulled the boat over to a large rock. “Climbing onto the rock and holding both the boat and the rock, he told me to get out,” Brown recalled.

“By using his own strong body and will, he had saved my life, the same life he had dedicated to God at my birth.”

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