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Young Heroes: St. Thomian Good Samaritans Save Occupants of Vehicle that Plunged Into Ocean

Janeka Simon | March 13, 2023

After a car plunged into the ocean on the St. Thomas waterfront on Sunday, two brave youngsters did not hesitate to leap into the sea and pull the passengers inside to safety.  A video posted by Facebook user Everton Powell shows the chilling moment the car leaves the roadway and goes headlong into the water. Another vehicle immediately pulls over and two people run across the street and disrobe on the roadside. One jumps in after the vehicle, swimming to the white sedan that was now drifting out, carried away perhaps by its momentum or by currents in the water. The good Samaritan, identified by Mr. Powell as Dillon Hodge, opened the door of the sinking car and clambered inside. Soon the hatch of the trunk can be seen popping open as the second bystander — identified as Agyei Gregory, an engineer at Schneider Regional Medical Center and son…

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Watch | Pictures of Baby Logan's Homegoing Service

Staff Consortium | January 23, 2022

The homegoing service for Baby Logan, held at the City of Refuge Worship Center Saturday morning was an emotional journey as family, friends and community members gathered to say goodbye one last time...

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