Helen Beard, right, of Worksop, England, answers questions at a news conference describing her ordeal where she was recognized for saving the life of a 1-year-old child in Orlando, Fla., with a Medal of Merit by Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demmings, left, Friday, April 22, 2011, in Orlando. On April 21, Beard ran from the swimming pool of the hotel she was visiting after she noticed a child hanging from a fourth floor balcony and arrived in time to catch the little girl as she fell.

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Helen Beard, right, of Worksop, England, answers questions at a news conference describing her ordeal where she was recognized for saving the life of a 1-year-old child in Orlando, Fla., with a Medal of Merit by Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demmings, left, Friday, April 22, 2011, in Orlando. On April 21, Beard ran from the swimming pool of the hotel she was visiting after she noticed a child hanging from a fourth floor balcony and arrived in time to catch the little girl as she fell.

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