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Man hailed a hero after rescuing kayaker being swept away by current

The hero who rescued a kayaker from a raging torrent in Alaska knew he was taking a big risk by jumping in to save the man. "He was fighting and struggling a lot and it was not a fight that he was going to win on his own," said Obadiah Jenkins, who was celebrating his 33rd birthday at the time. The drama began when the kayaker, Daniel Hartung, flipped into the waters of Six-Mile Creek. As the kayak was swept away, he was pinned to a submerged tree as the river rose around him.

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