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Florida 6-year-old jumps in pool to save drowning 2-year-old

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(WPTV)  A Wellington, Florida boy's heroic action has given a little girl the biggest gift of all: a second chance at life.

Palmer French, 6, is a natural in the water. If he was not, Tuesday afternoon could have ended very differently.

"She cannot swim because she is still a baby," said Palmer of his friend and neighbor Scarlett Berger, 2.

Scarlett was in the pool at Palmer's grandparents home. Somehow she slipped off a shallow water ledge and into deeper water. She quickly began sinking to the bottom.

That is when Palmer sprang into action.

Read more from our NBC affiliate WPTV.

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