Rocky has for decades been a fictional hero, but in Edmonton, Canada, Today there is a hero named Rocky who is definitely real; just eight years and four legs.
This Rocky, a cross between Labrador retriever and Husky, It is acclaimed by get a girl of nine years of a river ice cream on Sunday of Easter. Its owner, Adam Shaw, of 27 years, obtained a similar acclaim.
"If that man and the dog had not been there; just try not to think about that", said Miranda Wagner, the mother of Samara, nine-year-old, and her sister's 10 years, Krymzen, in an interview with CNN affiliate, CTV.
"I just wanted to give you a big hug and tell you that it is my hero. If there were no State there would not have my girls", said Wagner. "The doctors said that two more minutes and Samara had left".
The heroism of Rocky and Shaw was developed in the North Saskatchewan River in Edmonton ice cream on Sunday afternoon. Girls glided on the sled in a park next to the river when they ended up in the ice that stretched from the banks of the river, said his father Corey Sunshine, the affiliate of CNN, CBC.
"What I said was that", one of the sleds came from snow to ice mountain, they tried to return and the ice broke", said.
Shaw said he was walking on a bridge over the river when he heard screams. When he looked down at the River he saw a girl in the icy water and her sister that it was trying to remove.
For the moment in which Rocky and he ran towards the river, both girls were in the water.
It could get to the ice Krymzen, but the current leading to Samara, approximately 1.2 or 1.5 the shore of the ice, While his head in and out of the water, Shaw said at a press conference this Monday.
He asked the girl if he could swim toward it.
"He said that he could not move his arms, that he could not move his legs", said Shaw.
He tried to pull strap to her Rocky, but it was not reached. Then, while trying to approach, the ice gave way under him and his dog.
"He managed to put his front paws on the ice and I pushed her back to be on the ice, "then I used the strap and to try to lift me on the ice", said Shaw.
For this moment, Samara had been diverted 50 or 60 yards further down in the river, and it still floated in and out of the icy water. Shaw and Rocky ran towards her again, but he was still out of reach.
"I put the strap around Rocky and pushed it so to mess in the water, I told him that if it could take his belt, We could return to the ice", said Shaw.
"He jumped right on your side", said, and the girl could put both hands on the belt of Rocky.
"I called him back and swam towards the ice", said Shaw, While approaching enough so he could make the arm of the girl and her dog, to drag them away from the shore of the river.
Fire Department rescue teams arrived shortly after and took to the sisters for treatment.
This Monday, they were at home with her grateful mother, and Shaw and Rocky were honored at the Firehouse; Shaw with a helmet firefighter and Rocky with a bone of giant leather taken from fire chief, Ken Block, until Block could take away the plastic wrap.
"These girls are two very, very fortunate that a family has so been there and they could intervene", said Block
Shaw argued not that.
"I think that it is a kind of miracle that everything came out perfectly", told CTV.
Source Brad Lendon – CNN